Suburb Profile Report for Thomastown VIC (3074)

Thomastown House: Median price $610,500, Annual capital growth 9.06%, Number of sales 237, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Thomastown Unit: Median price $390,000, Annual capital growth 5.90%, Number of sales 84, Weekly median advertised rent $315

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Thomastown, 3074 to the rest of Australia, it performed very well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this VIC suburb was 34.18%.

Thomastown,3074 was ranked 483 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Thomastown is offering property investors an average of -5.14. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 22th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

In the last year 237 properties changed hands in Thomastown, which puts it as the 97th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Advertised rents are around the $350 mark per week – giving a return of 2.98% based on the median price in Suburb

Giving property investors a a solid capital gain of 14.89% for the last year, Thomastown, 3074 is the 289th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

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

Thomastown, 3074 is offering VIC ‘s 122th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the TOP 40% of discounts offered by this VIC.

With the median price for a house in Thomastown being $390000 and the advertised rent reaching $315 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.20%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$610,500 $390,000
6.17% 5.41%
34.18% 14.89%
9.06% 5.90%
$350 $315
237 84
2.98% 4.20%
75.19 77.18

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 20330
Median household income ($/weekly) 900
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1517
Average household size 2.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 2168 10.7
    25-34 years 3217 15.8
    35-44 years 2543 12.5
    45-54 years 2495 12.3
    55-64 years 2529 12.4
    Others 7379 36.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 8702 54.2
    Not Married 6843 42.6
    Defacto Relationship 500 3.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8806 46.1
    Germany 1508 7.9
    Japan 1623 8.5
    Viet Nam 1052 5.5
    Other 1211 6.3
    Others 4899 25.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 1411 7.5
    Christianity 12092 64.2
    Islam 2602 13.8
    Other Religious Groups 669 3.6
    No Religion 1585 8.4
    Others 478 2.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 1023 17.1
    $600-$799 688 11.5
    $800-$999 581 9.7
    $1,000-$1,249 637 10.7
    $1,500-$1,999 640 10.7
    Others 2411 40.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 7832 49.1
    Employed, worked full-time 4753 29.8
    Employed, worked part-time 2153 13.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 672 4.2
    Employed, away from work 537 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 798 10.7
    Technicians & trades workers 1191 16.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 963 12.9
    Machinery operators & drivers 1010 13.6
    Labourers 1322 17.8
    Others 2157 29.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 1220 30.8
    Secondary 1165 29.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 481 12.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 610 15.4
    Other type of educational institution 247 6.2
    Others 236 6.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 18039 92.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 973 5.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 521 2.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 10 0.1
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 4 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 3316 51.0
    Being purchased 1636 25.2
    Rented 1509 23.2
    Other tenure type 42 0.6
    Tenure Type
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