Suburb Profile Report for Carlisle WA (6101)

Carlisle House: Median price $530,000, Annual capital growth 4.26%, Number of sales 104, Weekly median advertised rent $400

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Carlisle has had a quite poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of WA, giving investors a capital gain of -7.83% to date .

A 10.08% growth in median value for property investors in Carlisle,6101 puts this suburb at number 357th in terms of best performing suburbs in WA

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Carlisle is offering property investors an average of -8.15. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 355th in terms of most discounted suburbs in WA

Situated 6.32km from the CBD, Carlisle is one of Victoria Park localities in the postcode 6101.

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Located just 6km southeast of Perth, the suburb of Carlisle is becoming a hit with professionals and retirees.Full summary

Located just 6km southeast of Perth, the suburb of Carlisle is becoming a hit with professionals and retirees.

According to Kim Findlay, director of Grange Realty Group, its proximity to train lines and the CBD makes it a desirable place to live.

“It’s almost an inner CBD extension,” he explains.

"There are a lot of professionals living here because Carlisle is close to the city. For the many students in the area, its proximity to universities is a factor. For retirees, the café strip lifestyle is attractive.”

Historically, Carlisle was dominated by tenants. “But it’s changing now,” says Findlay.

“A growing number of owner-occupiers are taking advantage of the affordable prices currently. There are fewer investors than before because Perth is experiencing a downturn at the moment, and rents have dropped. But I believe it’s just a phase,” he says.

The suburb enjoys a range of amenities, including a vibrant café strip and a sports stadium.

The West Coast Eagles is also relocating its sports club to Carlisle.

“Carlisle is going through a transformation at the moment,” says Findlay.
“The Victoria Park café strip is being redeveloped, and the Crown entertainment strip is being upgraded."

The best buys, according to Findlay, are threebedroom, two-bathroom houses.

“These homes are built on 1,000sq m pieces of land. Most blocks can accommodate about three properties each,” he says.

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HOUSE UNIT
$530,000 N/A
-4.93% N/A
-7.83% N/A
4.26% N/A
$400 N/A
104 N/A
3.92% N/A
93.45 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Below average (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5958
Median household income ($/weekly) 1237
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 573 9.6
    25-34 years 1297 21.8
    35-44 years 918 15.4
    45-54 years 641 10.8
    55-64 years 595 10.0
    Others 1934 32.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2252 51.1
    Registered Married 1627 36.9
    Defacto Relationship 527 12.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3278 59.6
    Indonesia 216 3.9
    Papua New Guinea 163 3.0
    United Kingdom 408 7.4
    Other 485 8.8
    Others 952 17.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 169 3.2
    Christianity 3168 59.4
    Hinduism 129 2.4
    Islam 290 5.4
    No Religion 1471 27.6
    Others 104 2.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 194 8.9
    $1,000-$1,249 212 9.7
    $1,500-$1,999 242 11.1
    $2,000-$2,499 192 8.8
    $2,500-$2,999 227 10.4
    Others 1120 51.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2027 43.0
    Not in the labour force 1517 32.2
    Employed, worked part-time 808 17.2
    Employed, away from work 180 3.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 178 3.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 299 9.9
    Professionals 755 25.0
    Technicians & trades workers 467 15.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 516 17.1
    Labourers 257 8.5
    Others 723 24.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 79 6.5
    Infants/Primary 293 24.2
    Secondary 185 15.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 193 15.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 393 32.4
    Others 69 5.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2785 52.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1892 35.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 645 12.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 3 0.1
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1054 44.6
    Being purchased 756 32.0
    Fully owned 519 22.0
    Other tenure type 33 1.4
    Tenure Type
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