Suburb Profile Report for Chelsea VIC (3196)

Chelsea House: Median price $801,500, Annual capital growth 8.90%, Number of sales 65, Weekly median advertised rent $450

Chelsea Unit: Median price $491,600, Annual capital growth 8.06%, Number of sales 131, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Chelsea is in the TOP 10% in VIC when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Chelsea gave property investors a very good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 27.42%.

Over the longer term, Chelsea has seen property prices show investors a 47.06% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Chelsea is offering property investors an average of -6.04. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 143th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

Advertised rents are around the $450 mark per week – giving a return of 2.92% based on the median price in Suburb

Chelsea is an average performer in VIC when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Chelsea gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 5.61%.

Over the longer term, Chelsea has seen property prices show investors a 23.91% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

At number 257th of VIC’s most discounted properties, Chelsea is in the TOP 30% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

In the last year 131 properties changed hands in Chelsea, which puts it as the 60th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

HOUSE UNIT
$801,500 $491,600
7.08% 3.49%
27.42% 5.61%
8.90% 8.06%
$450 $350
65 131
2.92% 3.70%
70.64 46.8

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 7222
Median household income ($/weekly) 1046
Median age of persons 40
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1933
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    25-34 years 1201 16.6
    35-44 years 1103 15.3
    45-54 years 850 11.8
    55-64 years 839 11.6
    65-74 years 640 8.9
    Others 2589 35.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2582 46.7
    Registered Married 2316 41.9
    Defacto Relationship 636 11.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5041 73.6
    Indonesia 121 1.8
    Papua New Guinea 129 1.9
    United Kingdom 490 7.2
    Other 340 5.0
    Others 731 10.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 120 1.9
    Christianity 4372 67.6
    Hinduism 68 1.1
    Other Religious Groups 60 0.9
    No Religion 1778 27.5
    Others 71 1.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 307 10.7
    $400-$599 344 12.0
    $600-$799 284 9.9
    $1,000-$1,249 271 9.5
    $1,500-$1,999 329 11.5
    Others 1331 46.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2307 39.7
    Not in the labour force 2161 37.2
    Employed, worked part-time 952 16.4
    Employed, away from work 202 3.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 184 3.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 391 11.3
    Professionals 774 22.4
    Technicians & trades workers 565 16.3
    Community & personal service workers 351 10.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 542 15.7
    Others 836 24.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 132 11.4
    Infants/Primary 341 29.4
    Secondary 272 23.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 142 12.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 212 18.3
    Others 61 5.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4192 63.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 1278 19.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1128 17.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 14 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1070 35.0
    Being purchased 995 32.6
    Fully owned 956 31.3
    Other tenure type 32 1.0
    Tenure Type
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