Suburb Profile Report for Kensington WA (6151)

Kensington House: Median price $815,000, Annual capital growth 1.59%, 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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Kensington has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of WA, giving investors a capital gain of -4.68% to date .

Over the longer term, Kensington has seen property prices show investors a -7.81% return over the last 3 years. This is an improvement over the last 12 months

Vendor discounting in Kensington is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -5.63%. This puts suburb at number 379th in WA when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

A $450 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.87%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 1.59%.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$815,000 N/A
-3.55% N/A
-4.68% N/A
1.59% N/A
$450 N/A
63 N/A
2.87% N/A
75.8 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Balanced (U)
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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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