Suburb Profile Report for Mitcham SA (5062)

Mitcham House: Median price $829,000, Annual capital growth 6.24%, Number of sales 24, Weekly median advertised rent $450

Mitcham Unit: Median price $404,500, Annual capital growth 6.05%, Number of sales 16, Weekly median advertised rent $313

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

Source: CoreLogic

  • House Report
  • Unit Report

At number 3076th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Mitcham, 5062 is in the BOTTOM 30% with a property value increase of -0.12% recorded in median house prices.

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Mitcham has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Mitcham is offering property investors an average of -6.34. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 48th in terms of most discounted suburbs in SA

On average over the past year, suburb has had 2.00 sales per month, which equates to 24 per year.

A $450 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.82%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 6.24%.

Mitcham is an average performer in SA when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Mitcham gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 6.17%.

Over the longer term, Mitcham has seen property prices show investors a -4.09% return over the last 3 years. This is an improvement over the last 12 months

Vendor discounting in Mitcham is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -9.64%. This puts suburb at number 13th in SA when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Advertised rents are around the $312.5 mark per week – giving a return of 4.02% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$829,000 $404,500
-4.05% -0.12%
-0.12% 6.17%
6.24% 6.05%
$450 $313
24 16
2.82% 4.02%
120.1 97.61

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1786
Median household income ($/weekly) 1403
Median age of persons 49
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 176 9.9
    35-44 years 172 9.6
    45-54 years 257 14.4
    55-64 years 285 16.0
    65-74 years 167 9.4
    Others 728 40.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 673 49.8
    Not Married 579 42.9
    Defacto Relationship 99 7.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1328 76.5
    Malta 22 1.3
    Papua New Guinea 26 1.5
    United Kingdom 144 8.3
    Other 81 4.7
    Others 134 7.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 12 0.7
    Christianity 1150 69.2
    Hinduism 8 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 7 0.4
    No Religion 476 28.6
    Others 9 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 56 8.7
    $600-$799 51 7.9
    $800-$999 60 9.3
    $1,500-$1,999 89 13.9
    $2,500-$2,999 61 9.5
    Others 325 50.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 618 41.0
    Employed, worked full-time 508 33.7
    Employed, worked part-time 316 21.0
    Employed, away from work 42 2.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 22 1.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 134 15.4
    Professionals 316 36.4
    Community & personal service workers 89 10.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 120 13.8
    Sales 78 9.0
    Others 132 15.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 21 4.8
    Infants/Primary 125 28.8
    Secondary 112 25.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 15 3.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 150 34.6
    Others 11 2.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1276 79.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 124 7.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 167 10.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 22 1.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.3
    Others 3 0.2
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 314 45.5
    Being purchased 219 31.7
    Rented 150 21.7
    Other tenure type 7 1.0
    Tenure Type
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