Suburb Profile Report for Safety Beach VIC (3936)

Safety Beach House: Median price $675,000, Annual capital growth 5.75%, Number of sales 155, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Safety Beach Unit: Median price $460,278, Annual capital growth 3.76%, Number of sales 41, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Safety Beach, 3936 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 14.41%.

Across a shorter period, Safety Beach, 3936 has seen a median price increase of 7.14% over the last quarter.

At number 322th of VIC’s most discounted properties, Safety Beach is in the middle of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

At number 1612 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Safety Beach is just in the top half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 74.65 for properties listed there.

With the median price for a house in Safety Beach being $675000 and the advertised rent reaching $420 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.24%

Safety Beach, 3936 ranked 30th in VIC when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Safety Beach is one of 2098 in our list for VIC

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Safety Beach has given property investors a paper return of 0.61%. This puts Suburb as 176 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in VIC

At number 285th of VIC’s most discounted properties, Safety Beach is in the TOP 20% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

A $380 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.29%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 3.76%.

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June 2015

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As Melbourne is less than 70km away, Safety Beach is a popular getaway spot that offers beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation opportunities for both residents and touristsFull summary As Melbourne is less than 70km away, Safety Beach is a popular getaway spot that offers beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation opportunities for both residents and tourists

The coastal road known as Marina Dr separates housing and commercial areas from the beach and the foreshore. The beach, in fact, is known as one of the best on the Mornington Peninsula.

It’s also a popular space for families as it is safe, peaceful and quiet, plus there are education and shopping options available in neighbouring Dromana (an area also known for its wineries).

Safety Beach’s calm bay is also a drawcard for families. 

As prices for houses have fallen by 5% in the past three years and only increased by 1% in 12 months, Safety Beach offers investors the chance to buy before it experiences its next growth spurt.

Properties on Palm Tree Dr are popular due to their proximity to the beach. 
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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$675,000 $460,278
7.14% 0.61%
14.41% 17.27%
5.75% 3.76%
$420 $380
155 41
3.24% 4.29%
74.65 75.36

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3517
Median household income ($/weekly) 921
Median age of persons 49
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1760
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 400 11.4
    35-44 years 479 13.6
    45-54 years 419 11.9
    55-64 years 462 13.1
    65-74 years 575 16.3
    Others 1183 33.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1427 57.4
    Not Married 845 34.0
    Defacto Relationship 215 8.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2422 75.6
    Hong Kong 55 1.7
    Japan 61 1.9
    United Kingdom 368 11.5
    Other 54 1.7
    Others 242 7.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 30 1.0
    Christianity 2223 72.8
    Hinduism 7 0.2
    Other Religious Groups 17 0.6
    No Religion 770 25.2
    Others 7 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 209 17.4
    $600-$799 156 13.0
    $800-$999 131 10.9
    $1,000-$1,249 124 10.4
    $1,500-$1,999 129 10.8
    Others 449 37.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1283 47.7
    Employed, worked full-time 761 28.3
    Employed, worked part-time 490 18.2
    Employed, away from work 89 3.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 64 2.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 181 13.5
    Professionals 208 15.6
    Technicians & trades workers 233 17.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 190 14.2
    Sales 182 13.6
    Others 343 25.7
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 52 8.2
    Infants/Primary 244 38.5
    Secondary 197 31.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 64 10.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 60 9.5
    Others 17 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2620 84.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 244 7.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 224 7.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 564 43.0
    Rented 375 28.6
    Being purchased 370 28.2
    Other tenure type 4 0.3
    Tenure Type
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