Suburb Profile Report for Mernda VIC (3754)

Mernda House: Median price $424,900, Annual capital growth 4.30%, Number of sales 324, Weekly median advertised rent $349

Mernda Unit: Median price $304,000, Annual capital growth 1.37%, Number of sales 21, Weekly median advertised rent $285

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Mernda has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of VIC, giving investors a capital gain of 6.76% to date .

Comparing Mernda,3754 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Property buyers and investors in Mernda 3754 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -3.89% . This means that Mernda is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in VIC.

In the last year 324 properties changed hands in Mernda, which puts it as the 50th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Advertised rents are around the $349 mark per week – giving a return of 4.27% based on the median price in Suburb

With a capital gain of 3.93% for the last 12 months, Mernda, 3754 has performed for property investments than its average annual 1.37% property growth over the last 5 years.

Mernda,3754 has offered an average of 3.93% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

The most recent median price for Mernda is $304000, with sellers offering an average of -4.06% off the asking price.

At number 1410 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Mernda is in the bottom 10% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 138.41 for properties listed there.

Situated 23.16km from the CBD, Mernda is one of Whittlesea localities in the postcode 3754.

HOUSE UNIT
$424,900 $304,000
1.54% -1.78%
6.76% 3.93%
4.30% 1.37%
$349 $285
324 21
4.27% 4.88%
83.41 138.41

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 6507
Median household income ($/weekly) 1597
Median age of persons 29
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    0-4 years 741 11.4
    5-14 years 896 13.8
    25-34 years 1603 24.6
    35-44 years 1177 18.1
    45-54 years 665 10.2
    Others 1426 21.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2437 52.6
    Not Married 1478 31.9
    Defacto Relationship 714 15.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4948 78.7
    Indonesia 119 1.9
    Japan 87 1.4
    United Kingdom 220 3.5
    Other 199 3.2
    Others 718 11.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 113 1.9
    Christianity 4262 70.1
    Hinduism 115 1.9
    Islam 160 2.6
    No Religion 1385 22.8
    Others 45 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 226 11.1
    $1,250-$1,499 216 10.6
    $1,500-$1,999 387 19.0
    $2,000-$2,499 353 17.3
    $2,500-$2,999 182 8.9
    Others 677 33.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2536 53.7
    Not in the labour force 945 20.0
    Employed, worked part-time 868 18.4
    Employed, away from work 218 4.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 154 3.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 426 11.8
    Professionals 646 17.8
    Technicians & trades workers 633 17.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 591 16.3
    Sales 370 10.2
    Others 954 26.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 186 11.9
    Infants/Primary 621 39.9
    Secondary 348 22.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 157 10.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 195 12.5
    Others 50 3.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6046 95.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 250 4.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 22 0.3
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1503 68.6
    Rented 407 18.6
    Fully owned 271 12.4
    Other tenure type 11 0.5
    Tenure Type
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