Suburb Profile Report for Watsonia VIC (3087)

Watsonia House: Median price $660,500, Annual capital growth 8.30%, Number of sales 68, Weekly median advertised rent $395

Watsonia Unit: Median price $547,000, Annual capital growth 7.68%, Number of sales 29, Weekly median advertised rent $310

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property value increases in Watsonia have tracked close to the VIC average of 7.68% over the last 12 months.

Over the longer term, Watsonia has seen property prices show investors a 30.47% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Watsonia3087 is located in VIC which offers an average discount of -6.04% to property investors. Watsonia itself is showing figures that indicate -8.03% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

Watsonia has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of VIC, giving investors a capital gain of 8.32% to date .

The five-year average increase in median property values for Watsonia,3087 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 28.40% across each of those five years.

Property investors should expect to get $310 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

HOUSE UNIT
$660,500 $547,000
2.40% -2.32%
9.17% 8.32%
8.30% 7.68%
$395 $310
68 29
3.11% 2.95%
40.9 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5145
Median household income ($/weekly) 1170
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 574 11.2
    25-34 years 802 15.6
    35-44 years 795 15.4
    45-54 years 672 13.1
    55-64 years 490 9.5
    Others 1813 35.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1814 46.2
    Not Married 1761 44.8
    Defacto Relationship 355 9.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4011 81.6
    Croatia 104 2.1
    Indonesia 67 1.4
    United Kingdom 170 3.5
    Other 147 3.0
    Others 417 8.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 82 1.7
    Christianity 3075 65.4
    Hinduism 48 1.0
    Islam 61 1.3
    No Religion 1412 30.0
    Others 24 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 197 10.6
    $600-$799 186 10.1
    $800-$999 175 9.5
    $1,500-$1,999 225 12.2
    $2,000-$2,499 195 10.5
    Others 872 47.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1545 38.3
    Not in the labour force 1499 37.2
    Employed, worked part-time 720 17.9
    Employed, away from work 158 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 107 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 234 9.7
    Professionals 558 23.0
    Technicians & trades workers 384 15.8
    Community & personal service workers 285 11.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 422 17.4
    Others 541 22.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 103 9.9
    Infants/Primary 352 33.9
    Secondary 270 26.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 106 10.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 160 15.4
    Others 46 4.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4380 89.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 274 5.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 248 5.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 732 37.0
    Being purchased 712 36.0
    Rented 525 26.6
    Other tenure type 8 0.4
    Tenure Type
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