Suburb Profile Report for Mooroolbark VIC (3138)

Mooroolbark House: Median price $705,000, Annual capital growth 8.58%, Number of sales 328, Weekly median advertised rent $400

Mooroolbark Unit: Median price $538,500, Annual capital growth 7.71%, Number of sales 72, Weekly median advertised rent $370

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Giving property investors a a solid capital gain of 17.50% for the last year, Mooroolbark, 3138 is the 646th 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 Mooroolbark has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Mooroolbark is offering property investors an average of -5.14. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 386th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

At number 270 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Mooroolbark is in the TOP 10% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 35.3 for properties listed there.

Advertised rents are around the $400 mark per week – giving a return of 2.95% based on the median price in Suburb

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Mooroolbark, 3138 to the rest of Australia, it performed quite well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this VIC suburb was 11.03%.

Mooroolbark,3138 was ranked 237 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

The most recent median price for Mooroolbark is $538500, with sellers offering an average of -3.21% off the asking price.

In the last year 72 properties changed hands in Mooroolbark, which puts it as the 125th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$705,000 $538,500
4.21% 5.69%
17.50% 11.03%
8.58% 7.71%
$400 $370
328 72
2.95% 3.57%
35.3 37.64

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Very good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 20689
Median household income ($/weekly) 1361
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1746
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 2659 12.9
    25-34 years 2921 14.1
    35-44 years 2865 13.8
    45-54 years 2858 13.8
    55-64 years 2465 11.9
    Others 6922 33.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 8020 52.0
    Not Married 6092 39.5
    Defacto Relationship 1315 8.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 16172 80.5
    New Zealand 172 0.9
    Papua New Guinea 235 1.2
    United Kingdom 1445 7.2
    Other 591 2.9
    Others 1468 7.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 143 0.8
    Christianity 12474 65.7
    Hinduism 93 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 131 0.7
    No Religion 6052 31.9
    Others 87 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 580 9.1
    $800-$999 570 9.0
    $1,000-$1,249 658 10.4
    $1,500-$1,999 958 15.1
    $2,000-$2,499 747 11.8
    Others 2830 44.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 6737 41.9
    Not in the labour force 4858 30.2
    Employed, worked part-time 3328 20.7
    Employed, away from work 719 4.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 439 2.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1190 11.0
    Professionals 1769 16.4
    Technicians & trades workers 2016 18.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 1727 16.0
    Sales 1189 11.0
    Others 2890 26.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 445 8.9
    Infants/Primary 1659 33.0
    Secondary 1505 30.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 541 10.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 664 13.2
    Others 206 4.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 19265 97.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 346 1.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 187 0.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 18 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 3382 48.6
    Fully owned 2308 33.2
    Rented 1248 17.9
    Other tenure type 23 0.3
    Tenure Type
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