Suburb Profile Report for Highton VIC (3216)

Highton House: Median price $575,000, Annual capital growth 5.61%, Number of sales 354, Weekly median advertised rent $380

Highton Unit: Median price $317,000, Annual capital growth 3.24%, Number of sales 66, Weekly median advertised rent $295

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Highton has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of VIC, giving investors a capital gain of 10.68% to date .

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

Property buyers and investors in Highton 3216 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -5.78% . This means that Highton is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in VIC.

Situated 69.27km from the CBD, Highton is one of Greater Geelong localities in the postcode 3216.

With a capital gain of -7.38% for the last 12 months, Highton, 3216 has performed for property investments than its average annual 3.24% property growth over the last 5 years.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Highton has given property investors a paper return of -2.61%. This puts Suburb as 314 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in VIC

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -4.63% to buyers in Highton at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of VIC.

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

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$575,000 $317,000
3.60% -2.61%
10.68% -7.38%
5.61% 3.24%
$380 $295
354 66
3.44% 4.84%
58.68 64.53

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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