Suburb Profile Report for Carrum VIC (3197)

Carrum House: Median price $785,500, Annual capital growth 10.01%, Number of sales 61, Weekly median advertised rent $405

Carrum Unit: Median price $580,000, Annual capital growth 7.48%, Number of sales 66, Weekly median advertised rent $400

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Carrum, 3197 have given investors a capital gain of 24.63%. This compares very favourably with the 10.43% for VIC as a whole.

While Carrum,3197 ranked number 430th in VIC for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 114th over the last 5 years.

State is the 6th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.53% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Carrum itself are offering an average vendor discount of -10.00% to real estate investors.

Carrum is in the TOP 20% in VIC when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Carrum gave property investors a very good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 13.50%.

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

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Carrum, 3197. Typically our figures indicate that -13.79% is being offered, which puts this VIC suburb at 15th most discounted overall in Australia.

At number 216 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Carrum is in the TOP 20% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 45.2 for properties listed there.

Property investors should expect to get $400 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$785,500 $580,000
1.68% 4.98%
24.63% 13.50%
10.01% 7.48%
$405 $400
61 66
2.68% 3.59%
39 45.2

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3602
Median household income ($/weekly) 1140
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1738
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 338 9.4
    25-34 years 579 16.1
    35-44 years 573 15.9
    45-54 years 501 13.9
    55-64 years 446 12.4
    Others 1165 32.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1274 46.5
    Registered Married 1107 40.4
    Defacto Relationship 359 13.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2619 77.7
    Japan 24 0.7
    Papua New Guinea 90 2.7
    United Kingdom 234 6.9
    Other 130 3.9
    Others 275 8.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 48 1.5
    Christianity 1992 62.6
    Islam 20 0.6
    Other Religious Groups 35 1.1
    No Religion 1069 33.6
    Others 17 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 140 10.2
    $600-$799 129 9.4
    $1,000-$1,249 125 9.1
    $1,500-$1,999 169 12.3
    $2,000-$2,499 147 10.7
    Others 663 48.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1183 42.1
    Not in the labour force 903 32.1
    Employed, worked part-time 514 18.3
    Employed, away from work 107 3.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 104 3.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 203 11.3
    Professionals 346 19.2
    Technicians & trades workers 323 17.9
    Community & personal service workers 178 9.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 288 16.0
    Others 465 25.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 52 8.0
    Infants/Primary 208 31.9
    Secondary 177 27.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 71 10.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 108 16.5
    Others 37 5.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2195 65.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 714 21.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 432 12.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 12 0.4
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 3 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 525 35.4
    Rented 504 34.0
    Fully owned 445 30.0
    Other tenure type 9 0.6
    Tenure Type
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