Suburb Profile Report for Forestville SA (5035)

Forestville House: Median price $830,300, Annual capital growth 9.49%, Number of sales 14, Weekly median advertised rent $475

Forestville Unit: Median price $359,000, Annual capital growth 5.12%, Number of sales 26, Weekly median advertised rent $325

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Forestville comes in at number 8th in SA.

A $475 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.97%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 9.49%.

At number 1666th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Forestville, 5035 is in the BOTTOM 10% with a property value increase of -17.28% recorded in median house prices.

While Forestville,5035 ranked number 79th in SA for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 126th over the last 5 years.

The most recent median price for Forestville is $359000, with sellers offering an average of -4.19% off the asking price.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$830,300 $359,000
5.60% 1.13%
N/A -17.28%
9.49% 5.12%
$475 $325
14 26
2.97% 4.71%
N/A 49.28

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 1350
Median household income ($/weekly) 1227
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1731
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 147 10.9
    25-34 years 285 21.1
    35-44 years 209 15.5
    45-54 years 198 14.7
    55-64 years 156 11.6
    Others 355 26.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 454 43.7
    Registered Married 427 41.1
    Defacto Relationship 159 15.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 981 75.5
    Croatia 22 1.7
    Hong Kong 33 2.5
    United Kingdom 72 5.5
    Other 56 4.3
    Others 135 10.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 22 1.8
    Christianity 694 56.0
    Hinduism 25 2.0
    Islam 14 1.1
    No Religion 474 38.2
    Others 11 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 40 7.6
    $600-$799 44 8.3
    $800-$999 48 9.1
    $1,000-$1,249 62 11.8
    $1,500-$1,999 69 13.1
    Others 264 50.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 499 46.3
    Not in the labour force 263 24.4
    Employed, worked part-time 247 22.9
    Employed, away from work 42 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 26 2.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 102 12.9
    Professionals 265 33.5
    Technicians & trades workers 74 9.4
    Community & personal service workers 77 9.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 118 14.9
    Others 154 19.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 22 6.0
    Infants/Primary 112 30.8
    Secondary 60 16.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 38 10.4
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 120 33.0
    Others 12 3.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 845 65.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 247 19.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 192 14.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 4 0.3
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 210 37.8
    Rented 194 34.9
    Fully owned 146 26.3
    Other tenure type 6 1.1
    Tenure Type
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