Suburb Profile Report for Margaret River WA (6285)

Margaret River House: Median price $472,500, Annual capital growth 1.08%, Number of sales 157, Weekly median advertised rent $400

Margaret River Unit: Median price $343,500, Annual capital growth 0.78%, Number of sales 38, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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

Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Margaret River, 6285 to the rest of Australia, it performed somewhat poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this WA suburb was -1.97%.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Margaret River comes in at number 23th in WA.

Property buyers and investors in Margaret River 6285 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -5.76% . This means that Margaret River is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in WA.

At number 2963 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Margaret River is in the bottom 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 111.3 for properties listed there.

Margaret River is 166th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in WA with a 4.40% return

Margaret River, 6285 ranked 9th in WA when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Margaret River is one of 1662 in our list for WA

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Margaret River has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

Vendor discounting in Margaret River is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -4.75%. This puts suburb at number 97th in WA when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

In the last year 38 properties changed hands in Margaret River, which puts it as the 45th most active market in WA when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$472,500 $343,500
1.61% 11.89%
-1.97% 11.89%
1.08% 0.78%
$400 $320
157 38
4.40% 4.84%
111.3 98

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 6328
Median household income ($/weekly) 1194
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1762
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 939 14.8
    25-34 years 998 15.8
    35-44 years 1145 18.1
    45-54 years 889 14.0
    55-64 years 627 9.9
    Others 1730 27.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1816 45.3
    Not Married 1488 37.1
    Defacto Relationship 707 17.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4510 77.5
    Papua New Guinea 204 3.5
    Philippines 50 0.9
    United Kingdom 540 9.3
    Other 171 2.9
    Others 342 5.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 161 2.9
    Christianity 2715 49.4
    Hinduism 21 0.4
    Islam 46 0.8
    No Religion 2520 45.8
    Others 36 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 206 11.0
    $600-$799 191 10.2
    $800-$999 189 10.1
    $1,000-$1,249 193 10.3
    $1,500-$1,999 269 14.3
    Others 829 44.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1721 38.6
    Not in the labour force 1187 26.6
    Employed, worked part-time 1139 25.6
    Employed, away from work 263 5.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 145 3.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 407 13.0
    Professionals 448 14.3
    Technicians & trades workers 609 19.5
    Sales 336 10.7
    Labourers 480 15.4
    Others 846 27.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 100 7.0
    Infants/Primary 635 44.7
    Secondary 354 24.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 170 12.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 123 8.7
    Others 37 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5138 94.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 265 4.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 25 0.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 24 0.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 841 38.8
    Rented 785 36.3
    Fully owned 520 24.0
    Other tenure type 19 0.9
    Tenure Type
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