Suburb Profile Report for Kensington WA (6151)

Kensington House: Median price $862,000, Annual capital growth 2.76%, Number of sales 63, Weekly median advertised rent $450

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Kensington has done pretty poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 0.82%

Comparing Kensington,6151 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Vendor discounting in Kensington is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -6.98%. This puts suburb at number 275th in WA when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Residents and property investors in Kensington have been waiting around 77.67 days to sell a property.

Kensington is 371th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in WA with a 2.71% return

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$862,000 N/A
0.82% N/A
0.82% N/A
2.76% N/A
$450 N/A
63 N/A
2.71% N/A
77.67 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Below average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 4453
Median household income ($/weekly) 2100
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2383
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 676 15.2
    25-34 years 534 12.0
    35-44 years 778 17.5
    45-54 years 657 14.8
    55-64 years 494 11.1
    Others 1314 29.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1500 49.3
    Not Married 1203 39.6
    Defacto Relationship 337 11.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3118 73.4
    Malta 49 1.2
    Papua New Guinea 95 2.2
    United Kingdom 391 9.2
    Other 180 4.2
    Others 414 9.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 70 1.7
    Christianity 2568 63.1
    Islam 49 1.2
    Other Religious Groups 32 0.8
    No Religion 1320 32.4
    Others 29 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 146 10.6
    $2,000-$2,499 121 8.8
    $2,500-$2,999 222 16.2
    $3,000-$3,499 161 11.7
    $4,000 or more 135 9.8
    Others 588 42.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1450 44.8
    Not in the labour force 844 26.1
    Employed, worked part-time 717 22.2
    Employed, away from work 129 4.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 95 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 394 17.2
    Professionals 823 35.8
    Technicians & trades workers 206 9.0
    Community & personal service workers 178 7.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 331 14.4
    Others 365 15.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 88 6.9
    Infants/Primary 454 35.6
    Secondary 314 24.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 93 7.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 293 23.0
    Others 33 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3659 90.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 299 7.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 106 2.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 618 40.7
    Rented 462 30.5
    Fully owned 424 27.9
    Other tenure type 13 0.9
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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