Suburb Profile Report for Caulfield South VIC (3162)

Caulfield South House: Median price $1,549,000, Annual capital growth 8.89%, Number of sales 141, Weekly median advertised rent $627

Caulfield South Unit: Median price $701,000, Annual capital growth 4.80%, Number of sales 73, Weekly median advertised rent $440

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Caulfield South is in the bottom 40% in VIC when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Caulfield South gave property investors a disappointing capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 8.28%.

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

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -8.59% to buyers in Caulfield South at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

In the last year 141 properties changed hands in Caulfield South, which puts it as the 184th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Caulfield South has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of VIC, giving investors a capital gain of -3.97% to date .

Across a shorter period, Caulfield South, 3162 has seen a median price increase of -17.53% over the last quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Caulfield South is offering property investors an average of -4.87. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 208th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,549,000 $701,000
1.11% -17.53%
8.28% -3.97%
8.89% 4.80%
$627 $440
141 73
2.10% 3.26%
27.52 52.8

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 11270
Median household income ($/weekly) 1641
Median age of persons 40
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2383
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1333 11.8
    25-34 years 1357 12.0
    35-44 years 1757 15.6
    45-54 years 1593 14.1
    55-64 years 1492 13.2
    Others 3739 33.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4633 54.7
    Not Married 3282 38.7
    Defacto Relationship 557 6.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6527 60.7
    Poland 279 2.6
    South Africa 694 6.5
    United Kingdom 423 3.9
    Other 1386 12.9
    Others 1437 13.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 155 1.5
    Christianity 3268 32.0
    Hinduism 167 1.6
    Judaism 4351 42.6
    No Religion 2176 21.3
    Others 88 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 383 10.3
    $2,000-$2,499 297 8.0
    $2,500-$2,999 465 12.5
    $3,000-$3,499 347 9.3
    $4,000 or more 316 8.5
    Others 1923 51.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3456 39.5
    Not in the labour force 2762 31.6
    Employed, worked part-time 1956 22.4
    Employed, away from work 320 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 248 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1005 17.5
    Professionals 2084 36.4
    Technicians & trades workers 459 8.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 761 13.3
    Sales 551 9.6
    Others 873 15.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 257 9.4
    Infants/Primary 840 30.9
    Secondary 712 26.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 171 6.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 637 23.4
    Others 105 3.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 7178 67.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2036 19.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 1331 12.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 43 0.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1583 38.8
    Being purchased 1357 33.2
    Rented 1110 27.2
    Other tenure type 32 0.8
    Tenure Type
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