Suburb Profile Report for Portland VIC (3305)

Portland House: Median price $222,500, Annual capital growth 1.75%, Number of sales 149, Weekly median advertised rent $240

Portland Unit: Median price $180,500, Annual capital growth 6.07%, Number of sales 10, Weekly median advertised rent $175

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Giving property investors a an average capital gain of 5.95% for the last year, Portland, 3305 is the 1707th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Portland,3305 was ranked 1920 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Portland is offering property investors an average of -6.04. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 74th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

Advertised rents are around the $240 mark per week – giving a return of 5.61% based on the median price in Suburb

VIC has seen average median house prices change by 3.19% which means that Portland, 3305 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 28.93% over the last year

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

With the median price for a house in Portland being $180500 and the advertised rent reaching $175 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 5.04%

HOUSE UNIT
$222,500 $180,500
1.14% 20.33%
5.95% 28.93%
1.75% 6.07%
$240 $175
149 10
5.61% 5.04%
164.73 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 9600
Median household income ($/weekly) 898
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1200
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1261 13.1
    25-34 years 1094 11.4
    35-44 years 1235 12.9
    45-54 years 1420 14.8
    55-64 years 1331 13.9
    Others 3259 33.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3138 46.6
    Not Married 2876 42.7
    Defacto Relationship 723 10.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8236 91.1
    New Zealand 52 0.6
    Papua New Guinea 106 1.2
    United Kingdom 278 3.1
    Other 92 1.0
    Others 275 3.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 82 1.0
    Christianity 5734 67.4
    Hinduism 22 0.3
    Other Religious Groups 50 0.6
    No Religion 2603 30.6
    Others 15 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 371 10.8
    $400-$599 529 15.3
    $600-$799 411 11.9
    $800-$999 337 9.8
    $1,500-$1,999 427 12.4
    Others 1372 39.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2915 39.9
    Employed, worked full-time 2369 32.4
    Employed, worked part-time 1451 19.9
    Employed, away from work 337 4.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 230 3.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 593 14.3
    Technicians & trades workers 739 17.8
    Community & personal service workers 451 10.8
    Machinery operators & drivers 474 11.4
    Labourers 583 14.0
    Others 1317 31.7
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 144 7.1
    Infants/Primary 794 39.3
    Secondary 675 33.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 235 11.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 97 4.8
    Others 74 3.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 7985 92.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 396 4.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 211 2.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 19 0.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1300 34.9
    Being purchased 1300 34.9
    Rented 1116 30.0
    Other tenure type 8 0.2
    Tenure Type
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