Suburb Profile Report for Elizabeth SA (5112)

Elizabeth House: Median price $228,000, Annual capital growth 5.27%, Number of sales 20, Weekly median advertised rent $250

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Investment property in Elizabeth has done pretty poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of -0.65%

Elizabeth,5112 has offered an average of -0.65% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -5.63% to buyers in Elizabeth at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of SA.

Elizabeth, 5112’s gross rental yield is 5.70%

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Situated in the outer northern suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia. Elizabeth was once formally known as City of Elizabeth, which was established by the South Australian Housing Trust in 1955 as part of a planned satellite town targeted towards the large influx of English migrants.Full summary
Situated in the outer northern suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia. Elizabeth was once formally known as City of Elizabeth, which was established by the South Australian Housing Trust in 1955 as part of a planned satellite town targeted towards the large influx of English migrants.
Selling points: 
Elizabeth provides great lifestyle options and large block sizes that appeals to both families and investors. Possessing one of the biggest shopping centres in the Northern Suburbs, Elizabeth is a great destination for shopping and services needs. It also contains parks, schools, a library, and community centres  that cater for both social and leisure activities, making it a highly attractive place to live or invest.
Most sought-after properties: 
The most sought after properties range from the old and new two-three bedroom units to houses with large blocks of land, which are always popular with first home buyers and investors. Four-five bedroom houses can also be found closer near the Ridley Reserve, which often caters for the  expanding families. 
Most common properties:  
The most common properties you will find in the area ranges from large block houses and duplexes built from the 1950's, to recent established units and properties. 
Top amenities: 
Elizabeth is well known for its shopping centre, which provides a huge attraction for many visitors as well as locals. Located close by are the Elizabeth Special School located on Durrington Road, Fremont-Elizabeth City High School on Philip Highway, Kaurna Plains School on Ridley Road, TAFESA, the Skate Park and the Aquadome.
Local industry and business:
There are major retail stores, cafes and boutiques in the Elizabeth Shopping Centre, as well as nearby businesses and local services such as Holden, Lyell McEwin Hospital that provides employments for local residents. Many of the residents also travel to the Adelaide CBD to work by train.
Recent changes: 
Formally known as Elizabeth Town Centre, the Elizabeth Shopping Centre had a major renovation and extension in the past 10 years, creating opportunities newly established apartments, units and houses in the area. 
Best streets: 
Elizabeth is a suburb full of potential. This is due to having its own major shopping centre, and the close proximity to Main North Road where commuting to other suburbs and the city is fast and easy. However, to look for the best streets, ideally, streets that run off the Philip Highway or close to the shopping centre are the ones to look out for.   
Public transport: 
There is a train station servicing the Gawler railway line connecting Gawler to Adelaide, as well as bus service managed by the Adelaide Metro which runs through and around the suburb.
Main arteries: 
Elizabeth Way is the major  artery road that runs through the suburb providing access to the main entrances of the shopping centre, while Philip Highway allows access to other areas linking to Main North Road and Salisbury. 
$228,000 N/A
-0.76% N/A
-0.65% N/A
5.27% N/A
$250 N/A
20 N/A
5.70% N/A
89.37 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Total population 1038
Median household income ($/weekly) 654
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1127
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 120 11.5
    25-34 years 146 14.1
    35-44 years 159 15.3
    45-54 years 135 13.0
    55-64 years 101 9.7
    Others 378 36.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 450 57.0
    Registered Married 273 34.6
    Defacto Relationship 67 8.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 691 71.1
    Papua New Guinea 11 1.1
    Philippines 12 1.2
    United Kingdom 114 11.7
    Other 61 6.3
    Others 83 8.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 17 1.9
    Christianity 499 54.5
    Islam 42 4.6
    Other Religious Groups 14 1.5
    No Religion 336 36.7
    Others 8 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $200-$299 45 10.8
    $300-$399 59 14.1
    $400-$599 69 16.5
    $600-$799 51 12.2
    $800-$999 46 11.0
    Others 148 35.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 388 49.2
    Employed, worked full-time 195 24.7
    Employed, worked part-time 109 13.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 75 9.5
    Employed, away from work 22 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 36 11.0
    Technicians & trades workers 43 13.1
    Sales 40 12.2
    Machinery operators & drivers 43 13.1
    Labourers 73 22.3
    Others 93 28.4
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 16 7.0
    Infants/Primary 84 36.7
    Secondary 60 26.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 39 17.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 17 7.4
    Others 13 5.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 746 75.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 189 19.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 59 5.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 228 52.2
    Being purchased 115 26.3
    Fully owned 91 20.8
    Other tenure type 3 0.7
    Tenure Type
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