Suburb Profile Report for Lower Mitcham SA (5062)

Lower Mitcham House: Median price $712,500, Annual capital growth 7.24%, Number of sales 35, Weekly median advertised rent $465

Lower Mitcham Unit: Median price $355,000, Annual capital growth 10.84%, Number of sales 13, Weekly median advertised rent $268

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Lower Mitcham has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of SA, giving investors a capital gain of 13.10% to date .

A 20.76% growth in median value for property investors in Lower Mitcham,5062 puts this suburb at number 201th in terms of best performing suburbs in SA

Property buyers and investors in Lower Mitcham 5062 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -4.31% . This means that Lower Mitcham is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in SA.

In the last year 35 properties changed hands in Lower Mitcham, which puts it as the 262th most active market in SA when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

With the median price for a house in Lower Mitcham being $712500 and the advertised rent reaching $465 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.39%

SA has seen average median house prices change by 4.27% which means that Lower Mitcham, 5062 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -6.70% over the last year

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Lower Mitcham has given property investors a paper return of -7.79%. This puts Suburb as 157 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in SA

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -7.61% to buyers in Lower Mitcham at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of SA.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 1.08 sales per month, which equates to 13 per year.

HOUSE UNIT
$712,500 $355,000
0.64% -7.79%
13.10% -6.70%
7.24% 10.84%
$465 $268
35 13
3.39% 3.92%
45.16 86.08

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 2063
Median household income ($/weekly) 1371
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 249 12.1
    25-34 years 216 10.5
    35-44 years 281 13.6
    45-54 years 329 15.9
    55-64 years 259 12.6
    Others 729 35.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 866 55.2
    Not Married 608 38.7
    Defacto Relationship 96 6.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1637 81.7
    Lebanon 18 0.9
    Papua New Guinea 22 1.1
    United Kingdom 120 6.0
    Other 56 2.8
    Others 151 7.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 15 0.8
    Christianity 1227 64.5
    Hinduism 18 0.9
    Other Religious Groups 17 0.9
    No Religion 605 31.8
    Others 20 1.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 68 9.1
    $1,000-$1,249 67 8.9
    $1,500-$1,999 89 11.9
    $2,000-$2,499 66 8.8
    $2,500-$2,999 78 10.4
    Others 382 50.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 587 35.9
    Not in the labour force 531 32.5
    Employed, worked part-time 419 25.7
    Employed, away from work 61 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 35 2.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 145 13.6
    Professionals 381 35.7
    Technicians & trades workers 101 9.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 155 14.5
    Sales 106 9.9
    Others 180 16.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 42 7.9
    Infants/Primary 188 35.4
    Secondary 121 22.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 29 5.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 140 26.4
    Others 11 2.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1716 87.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 174 8.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 83 4.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 355 44.2
    Being purchased 298 37.1
    Rented 140 17.4
    Other tenure type 10 1.2
    Tenure Type
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