Suburb Profile Report for Scarborough WA (6019)

Scarborough House: Median price $753,377, Annual capital growth 2.02%, Number of sales 179, Weekly median advertised rent $500

Scarborough Unit: Median price $490,000, Annual capital growth 2.73%, Number of sales 217, Weekly median advertised rent $378

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WA has seen average median house prices change by -4.98% which means that Scarborough, 6019 has not done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -1.26% over the last year

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Scarborough has given property investors a paper return of 1.81%. This puts Suburb as 81 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in WA

At number 345th of WA’s most discounted properties, Scarborough is in the TOP 20% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Using the current median advertised rental of $500 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 2.02%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.45%

With a capital gain of -1.51% for the last 12 months, Scarborough, 6019 has performed for property investments than its average annual 2.73% property growth over the last 5 years.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Scarborough has given property investors a paper return of 0.20%. This puts Suburb as 33 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in WA

Property buyers and investors in Scarborough 6019 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -6.28% . This means that Scarborough is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in WA.

Scarborough is 85th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in WA with a 4.01% return

HOUSE UNIT
$753,377 $490,000
1.81% 0.20%
-1.26% -1.51%
2.02% 2.73%
$500 $378
179 217
3.45% 4.01%
62.94 82.22

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 14271
Median household income ($/weekly) 1566
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 1297 9.1
    25-34 years 3723 26.1
    35-44 years 2259 15.8
    45-54 years 1725 12.1
    55-64 years 1357 9.5
    Others 3911 27.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 5085 48.7
    Registered Married 3588 34.4
    Defacto Relationship 1766 16.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8222 65.0
    Italy 303 2.4
    Papua New Guinea 717 5.7
    United Kingdom 1312 10.4
    Other 718 5.7
    Others 1375 10.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 182 1.5
    Christianity 7423 61.5
    Hinduism 88 0.7
    Islam 103 0.9
    No Religion 4143 34.3
    Others 125 1.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $800-$999 422 7.8
    $1,000-$1,249 419 7.8
    $1,500-$1,999 676 12.5
    $2,000-$2,499 462 8.6
    $2,500-$2,999 746 13.8
    Others 2670 49.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 5652 50.8
    Not in the labour force 2535 22.8
    Employed, worked part-time 2141 19.2
    Employed, away from work 492 4.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 312 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1035 12.5
    Professionals 2491 30.1
    Technicians & trades workers 1315 15.9
    Community & personal service workers 756 9.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 1151 13.9
    Others 1541 18.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 146 6.3
    Infants/Primary 627 26.9
    Secondary 396 17.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 337 14.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 743 31.9
    Others 83 3.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5183 42.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 4067 33.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 3025 24.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 2641 44.1
    Being purchased 1804 30.2
    Fully owned 1519 25.4
    Other tenure type 18 0.3
    Tenure Type
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