Suburb Profile Report for Margaret River WA (6285)

Margaret River House: Median price $465,000, Annual capital growth 1.68%, Number of sales 151, Weekly median advertised rent $400

Margaret River Unit: Median price $300,000, Annual capital growth -0.62%, Number of sales 45, Weekly median advertised rent $318

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Margaret River has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of WA, giving investors a capital gain of -3.33% to date .

Comparing Margaret River,6285 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Margaret River6285 is located in WA which offers an average discount of -8.22% to property investors. Margaret River itself is showing figures that indicate -5.91% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

Margaret River is 171th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in WA with a 4.47% return

Margaret River, 6285 ranked 35th 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

Comparing Margaret River,6285 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed better across the longer period

Property buyers and investors in Margaret River 6285 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -4.94% . This means that Margaret River is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in WA.

A $317.5 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 5.50%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at -0.62%.

HOUSE UNIT
$465,000 $300,000
-2.11% -0.83%
-3.33% -1.64%
1.68% -0.62%
$400 $318
151 45
4.47% 5.50%
106.25 123.09

Source: CoreLogic

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