Suburb Profile Report for Highton VIC (3216)

Highton House: Median price $600,000, Annual capital growth 6.24%, Number of sales 352, Weekly median advertised rent $380

Highton Unit: Median price $317,000, Annual capital growth 3.24%, Number of sales 66, Weekly median advertised rent $300

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

Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Highton, 3216 to the rest of Australia, it performed very well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this VIC suburb was 14.64%.

Comparing Highton,3216 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

At number 232th of VIC’s most discounted properties, Highton is in the bottom 40% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Residents and property investors in Highton have been waiting around 55.61 days to sell a property.

With the median price for a house in Highton being $600000 and the advertised rent reaching $380 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.29%

At number 1501th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Highton, 3216 is in the BOTTOM 20% with a property value increase of -7.45% recorded in median house prices.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Highton,3216 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 6.55% across each of those five years.

Vendor discounting in Highton is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -4.48%. This puts suburb at number 168th in VIC when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 5.50 sales per month, which equates to 66 per year.

Highton is 80th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in VIC with a 4.92% return

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$600,000 $317,000
3.45% 1.41%
14.64% -7.45%
6.24% 3.24%
$380 $300
352 66
3.29% 4.92%
55.61 56.36

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 16656
Median household income ($/weekly) 1379
Median age of persons 40
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 2134 12.8
    25-34 years 1707 10.2
    35-44 years 2142 12.9
    45-54 years 2446 14.7
    55-64 years 2086 12.5
    Others 6142 36.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 7074 56.5
    Not Married 4695 37.5
    Defacto Relationship 742 5.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 13248 82.2
    Croatia 191 1.2
    Indonesia 187 1.2
    United Kingdom 863 5.4
    Other 390 2.4
    Others 1235 7.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 169 1.1
    Christianity 11017 71.3
    Hinduism 124 0.8
    Islam 208 1.3
    No Religion 3827 24.8
    Others 105 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 560 10.1
    $800-$999 502 9.0
    $1,500-$1,999 716 12.9
    $2,000-$2,499 560 10.1
    $2,500-$2,999 557 10.0
    Others 2671 48.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 4762 36.0
    Not in the labour force 4650 35.1
    Employed, worked part-time 2996 22.6
    Employed, away from work 457 3.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 375 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1065 13.0
    Professionals 2241 27.3
    Technicians & trades workers 1000 12.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 1123 13.7
    Sales 996 12.1
    Others 1785 21.7
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 290 6.6
    Infants/Primary 1404 31.9
    Secondary 1187 27.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 345 7.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1058 24.0
    Others 118 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 14264 90.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 1177 7.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 242 1.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 2556 42.3
    Being purchased 2225 36.9
    Rented 1235 20.5
    Other tenure type 20 0.3
    Tenure Type
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