Suburb Profile Report for Shoalwater WA (6169)

Shoalwater House: Median price $457,500, Annual capital growth 1.81%, Number of sales 70, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Shoalwater Unit: Median price $248,000, Annual capital growth 2.06%, Number of sales 34, Weekly median advertised rent $245

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

Source: CoreLogic

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At number 3419th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Shoalwater, 6169 is in the BOTTOM 20% with a property value increase of -4.69% recorded in median house prices.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Shoalwater,6169 has racked up an average of -4.69% over the period. This ranks it number 3353th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -6.82% to buyers in Shoalwater at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of WA.

Shoalwater is 240th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in WA with a 3.98% return

Giving property investors a a poor capital gain of -14.48% for the last year, Shoalwater, 6169 is the 1648th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Shoalwater,6169 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 6.90% across each of those five years.

Vendor discounting in Shoalwater is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -8.78%. This puts suburb at number 35th in WA when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

In the last year 34 properties changed hands in Shoalwater, which puts it as the 49th most active market in WA when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Situated 40.65km from the CBD, Shoalwater is one of Rockingham localities in the postcode 6169.

HOUSE UNIT
$457,500 $248,000
-0.54% -14.48%
-4.69% -14.48%
1.81% 2.06%
$350 $245
70 34
3.98% 5.14%
105.33 91.71

Source: CoreLogic

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