Suburb Profile Report for Shoalwater WA (6169)

Shoalwater House: Median price $455,000, Annual capital growth 1.60%, Number of sales 67, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Shoalwater Unit: Median price $240,000, Annual capital growth 1.75%, Number of sales 35, Weekly median advertised rent $245

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

Source: CoreLogic

  • House Report
  • Unit Report

Shoalwater has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of WA, giving investors a capital gain of -4.21% to date .

Comparing Shoalwater,6169 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Property buyers and investors in Shoalwater 6169 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -7.06% . This means that Shoalwater is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in WA.

A $350 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.00%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 1.60%.

Giving property investors a a poor capital gain of -17.24% for the last year, Shoalwater, 6169 is the 1663th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Shoalwater,6169 has offered an average of -17.24% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Shoalwater are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -9.14% below the asking price at the moment.

In the last year 35 properties changed hands in Shoalwater, which puts it as the 47th most active market in WA when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

HOUSE UNIT
$455,000 $240,000
-2.15% -11.93%
-4.21% -17.24%
1.60% 1.75%
$350 $245
67 35
4.00% 5.31%
99.38 85.86

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Balanced (H)
Find a mortgage broker in Shoalwater WA
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
Census 2011, ABS
Chart Table
Recent sales & rentals