Suburb Profile Report for Croydon VIC (3136)

Croydon House: Median price $680,000, Annual capital growth 8.95%, Number of sales 373, Weekly median advertised rent $390

Croydon Unit: Median price $490,000, Annual capital growth 6.86%, Number of sales 318, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Croydon, 3136 should be pleased with this VIC suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 13.33%

Croydon,3136 has offered an average of 13.33% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Croydon should be aiming for at least -5.28% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Property value increases in Croydon have tracked just higher than the VIC average of 3.11% over the last 12 months.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Croydon,3136 has racked up an average of 8.89% over the period. This ranks it number 444th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Croydon should be aiming for at least -6.02% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Using the current median advertised rental of $350 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 6.86%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.71%

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Offering a list of shopping facilities including the ever popular, tree-lined Main St shopping precinct, Croydon features a host of public amenities with Croydon Market, Swinburne Tafe, Premier schooling & public transport. Poised at the gateway to the Yarra Valley (Victorian tourist region renowned for its superb scenery, wineries, forests & mountains), Croydon is close to the Eastern Freeway & Eastlink, Sporting Facilities, parkland & celebrates the annual Maroondah Festival.
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Offering a list of shopping facilities including the ever popular, tree-lined Main St shopping precinct, Croydon features a host of public amenities with Croydon Market, Swinburne Tafe, Premier schooling & public transport. Poised at the gateway to the Yarra Valley (Victorian tourist region renowned for its superb scenery, wineries, forests & mountains), Croydon is close to the Eastern Freeway & Eastlink, Sporting Facilities, parkland & celebrates the annual Maroondah Festival.

Selling points: 
  • Close proximity to Eastlink
  • Affordability
  • Large family sized blocks
  • Close to a range of excellent Public & Private schools

Most sought-after properties: 
  • Subdividable properties
  • Family homes
  • Development sites
  • New units & townhouses close to Main Street

Most common properties:  
  • A mixture of weatherboard character homes in certain pockets, through to more modern in younger estates like Strathfield Estate & The Range (old Croydon Golf course) Most common would be 1970’s Brick veneer 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom on land sizes of 800-1000sqm

Top amenities: 
  • Croydon Market & Croydon Main Street shopping
  • Swinburne Tafe
  • Croydon Athletic Track, Football, Cricket & NFL grounds
  • Croydon leisure centre & indoor pool
  • Croydon outdoor pool

Local industry and business:
  • Great cafes & restaurants
  • Cinema
  • Coles, Aldi & Woolworths supermarkets

Recent changes: 
  • Planned re-development of Croydon Market

Best streets: 
  • Alto Avenue
  • Ellesmere Avenue
  • Glenora Avenue
  • Strathfield Estate
  • Valentino Drive
  • Cecil Circuit

Public transport: 
  •     Croydon Train Station & Bus Terminus
Main arteries: 
  • Mt Dandenong Road
  • Maroondah Highway
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HOUSE UNIT
$680,000 $490,000
0.74% 1.03%
13.33% 8.89%
8.95% 6.86%
$390 $350
373 318
2.98% 3.71%
45.7 38.75

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 23552
Median household income ($/weekly) 1114
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1664
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 2445 10.4
    25-34 years 3448 14.6
    35-44 years 3250 13.8
    45-54 years 2884 12.2
    55-64 years 2827 12.0
    Others 8698 36.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 8203 45.9
    Not Married 8009 44.8
    Defacto Relationship 1663 9.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 17652 78.1
    Indonesia 270 1.2
    Papua New Guinea 298 1.3
    United Kingdom 1675 7.4
    Other 867 3.8
    Others 1830 8.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 383 1.8
    Christianity 13617 63.7
    Hinduism 162 0.8
    Other Religious Groups 229 1.1
    No Religion 6837 32.0
    Others 141 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 971 11.4
    $600-$799 900 10.5
    $800-$999 842 9.8
    $1,500-$1,999 1075 12.6
    $2,000-$2,499 844 9.9
    Others 3918 45.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 7215 38.5
    Not in the labour force 6779 36.2
    Employed, worked part-time 3516 18.8
    Employed, away from work 678 3.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 548 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1215 10.6
    Professionals 2317 20.3
    Technicians & trades workers 1877 16.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 1885 16.5
    Sales 1166 10.2
    Others 2950 25.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 408 8.5
    Infants/Primary 1585 32.9
    Secondary 1266 26.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 555 11.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 766 15.9
    Others 237 4.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 16723 75.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 4546 20.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 831 3.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 11 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 3444 37.4
    Fully owned 3301 35.9
    Rented 2378 25.8
    Other tenure type 80 0.9
    Tenure Type
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