Suburb Profile Report for Shoalwater WA (6169)

Shoalwater House: Median price $465,000, Annual capital growth 2.39%, Number of sales 68, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Shoalwater Unit: Median price $272,500, Annual capital growth 3.78%, Number of sales 40, Weekly median advertised rent $260

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

Source: CoreLogic

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At number 3136th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Shoalwater, 6169 is in the BOTTOM 30% with a property value increase of -2.11% recorded in median house prices.

While Shoalwater,6169 ranked number 47th in WA for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 160th over the last 5 years.

Shoalwater6169 is located in WA which offers an average discount of -8.22% to property investors. Shoalwater itself is showing figures that indicate -6.68% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

In the last year 68 properties changed hands in Shoalwater, which puts it as the 176th most active market in WA when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

With the median price for a house in Shoalwater being $465000 and the advertised rent reaching $350 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.91%

Shoalwater has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of WA, giving investors a capital gain of -6.03% to date .

Shoalwater,6169 was ranked 1551 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Shoalwater is offering property investors an average of -7.58. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 34th in terms of most discounted suburbs in WA

HOUSE UNIT
$465,000 $272,500
2.20% -6.03%
-2.11% -6.03%
2.39% 3.78%
$350 $260
68 40
3.91% 4.96%
106.62 103.41

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Below average (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3846
Median household income ($/weekly) 931
Median age of persons 45
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1950
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    25-34 years 417 10.8
    35-44 years 434 11.3
    45-54 years 527 13.7
    55-64 years 483 12.6
    65-74 years 455 11.8
    Others 1530 39.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1243 45.3
    Not Married 1206 44.0
    Defacto Relationship 292 10.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2352 65.3
    Papua New Guinea 165 4.6
    South Africa 67 1.9
    United Kingdom 707 19.6
    Other 98 2.7
    Others 214 5.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 43 1.2
    Christianity 2444 70.3
    Islam 22 0.6
    Other Religious Groups 14 0.4
    No Religion 946 27.2
    Others 8 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 142 9.9
    $400-$599 209 14.6
    $600-$799 149 10.4
    $1,500-$1,999 150 10.5
    $2,500-$2,999 129 9.0
    Others 654 45.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1368 44.5
    Employed, worked full-time 986 32.1
    Employed, worked part-time 457 14.9
    Employed, away from work 150 4.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 110 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 242 15.2
    Technicians & trades workers 331 20.8
    Community & personal service workers 170 10.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 234 14.7
    Sales 159 10.0
    Others 456 28.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 46 7.1
    Infants/Primary 233 36.2
    Secondary 164 25.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 72 11.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 106 16.5
    Others 23 3.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2586 76.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 510 15.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 290 8.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 653 41.2
    Fully owned 510 32.2
    Being purchased 415 26.2
    Other tenure type 7 0.4
    Tenure Type
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