Suburb Profile Report for Walkerville SA (5081)

Walkerville House: Median price $1,300,000, Annual capital growth 9.05%, Number of sales 47, Weekly median advertised rent $500

Walkerville Unit: Median price $470,000, Annual capital growth 5.78%, Number of sales 27, Weekly median advertised rent $400

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Walkerville, 5081 have given investors a capital gain of 37.57%. This compares very favourably with the 2.92% for SA as a whole.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Walkerville has given property investors a paper return of 7.44%. This puts Suburb as 42 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in SA

Walkerville5081 is located in SA which offers an average discount of -6.56% to property investors. Walkerville itself is showing figures that indicate -6.25% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 3.92 sales per month, which equates to 47 per year.

Property investors should expect to get $500 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Property value increases in Walkerville have tracked higher than the SA average of 3.64% over the last 12 months.

Across a shorter period, Walkerville, 5081 has seen a median price increase of -1.05% over the last quarter.

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Walkerville, 5081. Typically our figures indicate that -4.26% is being offered, which puts this SA suburb at 1006th most discounted overall in Australia.

Advertised rents are around the $400 mark per week – giving a return of 4.43% based on the median price in Suburb

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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
HOUSE UNIT
$1,300,000 $470,000
7.44% -1.05%
37.57% 22.56%
9.05% 5.78%
$500 $400
47 27
2.00% 4.43%
111.84 66.46

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (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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