Suburb Profile Report for Hawthorn VIC (3122)

Hawthorn House: Median price $2,093,000, Annual capital growth 8.91%, Number of sales 169, Weekly median advertised rent $600

Hawthorn Unit: Median price $538,000, Annual capital growth 5.61%, Number of sales 322, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Giving property investors a a solid capital gain of 22.76% for the last year, Hawthorn, 3122 is the 220th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Hawthorn,3122 was ranked 2463 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Property buyers and investors in Hawthorn 3122 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -12.89% . This means that Hawthorn is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in VIC.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Hawthorn the average time real estate has been on the market is 98.2 days.

A $600 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 1.49%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 8.91%.

With a capital gain of -2.18% for the last 12 months, Hawthorn, 3122 has performed for property investments than its average annual 5.61% property growth over the last 5 years.

While Hawthorn,3122 ranked number 282th in VIC for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 223th over the last 5 years.

Vendor discounting in Hawthorn is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -6.46%. This puts suburb at number 58th in VIC when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

At number 344 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Hawthorn is in the TOP 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 56.09 for properties listed there.

Hawthorn is 267th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in VIC with a 3.67% return

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August 2015


Hawthorn has access to some of Melbourne’s top private schools, excellent shops, fantastic public transport and beautiful green belt areas. In addition Hawthorn has easy access to freeways for weekend escapes to Victoria’s fantastic beaches and wine country.Full summary

Besides having a reputation for an outstanding AFL team, Hawthorn has a lot to offer its residents.

This includes the fact that it’s just 6km east of Melbourne’s CBD.

Transport options are also fantastic, with a range of train,tram and bus opportunities.

Hawthorn has become known for its diversity of cafes and restaurants.

There are also great shopping options on Glenferrie Road, and it is close to some of Melbourne’s best schools.

Additionally, the local economy benefits from the suburb’s abundance of young professionals.

According to the mostrecent ABS Census, the median age is just 33 and the average weekly household income is $2,101 ($867 above the Australian average).

There are modern two-bedroom apartments on Denham Street that are close to sought-after amenities such as Hawthorn Station, Hawthorn West Primary School, St James Park, restaurants and shops.

They are also close to Swinburne University of Technology and the Glenferrie Road shops.

Selling points: Melbourne’s top private schools, shops, access to public transport and fantastic green belt areas.  In addition access to freeways for weekend escapes to Victoria’s fantastic beaches and wine country.

Local transport: Excellent transport links covering all forms of public transport including bus, train & tram & an extensive network of family friendly bike paths.

Main arteries: M1, City link allowing access to both east and west coast beach side areas and access to Victoria’s wine country.


Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$2,093,000 $538,000
0.67% -1.28%
22.76% -2.18%
8.91% 5.61%
$600 $380
169 322
1.49% 3.67%
98.2 56.09

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Total population 21177
Median household income ($/weekly) 1628
Median age of persons 31
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2193
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 2674 12.6
    25-34 years 5335 25.2
    35-44 years 2820 13.3
    45-54 years 2252 10.6
    55-64 years 1879 8.9
    Others 6217 29.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 8016 50.0
    Registered Married 6011 37.5
    Defacto Relationship 1996 12.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 13363 67.0
    Croatia 742 3.7
    Indonesia 982 4.9
    United Kingdom 813 4.1
    Other 990 5.0
    Others 3054 15.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 808 4.2
    Christianity 9999 52.5
    Hinduism 858 4.5
    Islam 407 2.1
    No Religion 6571 34.5
    Others 388 2.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 641 8.1
    $1,500-$1,999 899 11.4
    $2,000-$2,499 602 7.6
    $2,500-$2,999 1012 12.8
    $4,000 or more 746 9.5
    Others 3983 50.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 7803 44.9
    Not in the labour force 4846 27.9
    Employed, worked part-time 3520 20.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 661 3.8
    Employed, away from work 530 3.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1872 15.8
    Professionals 4791 40.4
    Community & personal service workers 956 8.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 1601 13.5
    Sales 1054 8.9
    Others 1575 13.3
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 302 4.9
    Infants/Primary 1148 18.8
    Secondary 1081 17.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 479 7.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 2906 47.5
    Others 204 3.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 8388 44.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 8010 42.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2351 12.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 112 0.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 4357 51.2
    Fully owned 2217 26.0
    Being purchased 1904 22.4
    Other tenure type 40 0.5
    Tenure Type
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