Suburb Profile Report for Walkerville SA (5081)

Walkerville House: Median price $1,350,000, Annual capital growth 9.55%, Number of sales 54, Weekly median advertised rent $500

Walkerville Unit: Median price $490,000, Annual capital growth 7.57%, Number of sales 28, Weekly median advertised rent $395

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Giving property investors a a solid capital gain of 39.53% for the last year, Walkerville, 5081 is the 26th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Across a shorter period, Walkerville, 5081 has seen a median price increase of 3.85% over the last quarter.

Walkerville, 5081 is offering SA ‘s 109th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the TOP 30% of discounts offered by this SA.

At number 2769 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Walkerville is in the bottom 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 103.82 for properties listed there.

Using the current median advertised rental of $500 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 9.55%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 1.93%

Over the last year, property investments in Walkerville, 5081 have given investors a capital gain of 29.29%. This compares very favourably with the 3.52% for SA as a whole.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Walkerville,5081 has racked up an average of 29.29% over the period. This ranks it number 1278th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Property buyers and investors in Walkerville 5081 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -5.15% . This means that Walkerville is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in SA.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Walkerville the average time real estate has been on the market is 96.13 days.

Using the current median advertised rental of $395 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 7.57%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 4.19%

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Walkerville is always in high demand due to its character homes so close to St Andrews School, St Peters College and Wilderness College's.

The suburb features a brilliant selection of large character Sandstone and Bluestone Villas and smaller cottages as well as new contemporary family homes. Situated in beautiful tree lined streets the area offers varying allotment sizes up to approx. 2,000sqm.

Located only 4km from the CBD and adjacent the ever popular recreational River Torrens Linear Park with various bike tracks and parks it offers a great lifestyle for all. There is also excellent shopping and transport within the area as well as the recent addition of a new shopping complex on Walkerville Terrace. Full summary
Walkerville is always in high demand due to its character homes so close to St Andrews School, St Peters College and Wilderness College's. 

The suburb features a brilliant selection of large character Sandstone and Bluestone Villas and smaller cottages as well as new contemporary family homes. Situated in beautiful tree lined streets the area offers varying allotment sizes up to approx. 2,000sqm.

Located only 4km from the CBD and adjacent the ever popular recreational River Torrens Linear Park with various bike tracks and parks it offers a great lifestyle for all. There is also excellent shopping and transport within the area as well as the recent addition of a new shopping complex on Walkerville Terrace. 

Selling points: 
- Tree lined streets
- Large Allotments
- Character Homes 
- Close the CBD
- Close to Private and Public Schools
- Close to local amenities
- Close to public transport

Most sort after properties: 
- Character homes, particularly Sandstone and Bluestone Villas.

Most common properties:  
- Sandstone Villas

Top amenities: 
- Walkerville Shopping Centre
- Local strips of Coffee outlets

Best streets: 
- Burlington Street
- St Andrews Street
- Church Terrace

Public transport: 
 The O-Bahn and public buses can be easily accessed along the main arterial roads listed below and along Smith Street, Walkerville Terrace, Lansdowne Terrace and North East Road.Close
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,350,000 $490,000
3.85% 4.26%
39.53% 29.29%
9.55% 7.57%
$500 $395
54 28
1.93% 4.19%
103.82 96.13

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Below average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2354
Median household income ($/weekly) 1388
Median age of persons 48
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2250
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 235 10.0
    35-44 years 255 10.8
    45-54 years 301 12.8
    55-64 years 329 14.0
    65-74 years 262 11.1
    Others 972 41.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 847 49.1
    Not Married 779 45.1
    Defacto Relationship 100 5.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1646 72.8
    Indonesia 51 2.3
    Malta 35 1.5
    United Kingdom 201 8.9
    Other 79 3.5
    Others 248 11.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 47 2.2
    Christianity 1513 70.1
    Hinduism 46 2.1
    Islam 16 0.7
    No Religion 517 24.0
    Others 19 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 75 8.9
    $400-$599 80 9.5
    $1,500-$1,999 94 11.1
    $2,500-$2,999 98 11.6
    $4,000 or more 83 9.8
    Others 414 49.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 848 43.8
    Employed, worked full-time 620 32.0
    Employed, worked part-time 374 19.3
    Employed, away from work 54 2.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 41 2.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 183 17.6
    Professionals 395 37.9
    Community & personal service workers 100 9.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 135 13.0
    Sales 86 8.3
    Others 142 13.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 30 5.3
    Infants/Primary 184 32.7
    Secondary 122 21.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 31 5.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 181 32.1
    Others 15 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1563 75.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 289 14.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 212 10.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 7 0.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 368 40.5
    Rented 299 32.9
    Being purchased 210 23.1
    Other tenure type 31 3.4
    Tenure Type
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