Suburb Profile Report for Encounter Bay SA (5211)

Encounter Bay House: Median price $360,000, Annual capital growth 1.46%, Number of sales 204, Weekly median advertised rent $315

Encounter Bay Unit: Median price $260,000, Annual capital growth -16.21%, Number of sales 14, Weekly median advertised rent $285

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Encounter Bay, 5211 ranked 301th in SA when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Encounter Bay is one of 853 in our list for SA

While Encounter Bay,5211 ranked number 397th in SA for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 316th over the last 5 years.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Encounter Bay are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -6.18% below the asking price at the moment.

Situated 70.86km from the CBD, Encounter Bay is one of Victor Harbor localities in the postcode 5211.

Property investors who have had real estate in Encounter Bay, 5211 should be unhappy with this SA suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -11.56%

Advertised rents are around the $285 mark per week – giving a return of 5.70% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$360,000 $260,000
-4.00% N/A
0.70% -11.56%
1.46% -16.21%
$315 $285
204 14
4.55% 5.70%
107.98 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 4332
Median household income ($/weekly) 711
Median age of persons 62
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1240
Average household size 2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 321 7.4
    45-54 years 375 8.7
    55-64 years 793 18.3
    65-74 years 1026 23.7
    75-84 years 646 14.9
    Others 1171 27.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2069 62.7
    Not Married 994 30.1
    Defacto Relationship 235 7.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3037 74.0
    Greece 57 1.4
    Papua New Guinea 40 1.0
    United Kingdom 764 18.6
    Other 56 1.4
    Others 152 3.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 32 0.8
    Christianity 2778 72.5
    Hinduism 4 0.1
    Other Religious Groups 11 0.3
    No Religion 1006 26.2
    Others 3 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 163 9.4
    $400-$599 422 24.3
    $600-$799 306 17.6
    $800-$999 237 13.7
    $1,000-$1,249 161 9.3
    Others 445 25.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2337 64.6
    Employed, worked full-time 562 15.5
    Employed, worked part-time 539 14.9
    Employed, away from work 93 2.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 87 2.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 187 15.6
    Technicians & trades workers 170 14.2
    Community & personal service workers 174 14.6
    Sales 174 14.6
    Labourers 140 11.7
    Others 350 29.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 26 5.3
    Infants/Primary 226 46.3
    Secondary 134 27.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 54 11.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 37 7.6
    Others 11 2.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3587 95.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 89 2.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 85 2.3
    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 1067 57.8
    Being purchased 402 21.8
    Rented 356 19.3
    Other tenure type 20 1.1
    Tenure Type
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