Suburb Profile Report for Mount Barker WA (6324)

Mount Barker House: Median price $235,000, Annual capital growth 3.27%, Number of sales 29, Weekly median advertised rent $255

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
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Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Mount Barker has done around average for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 2.17%

Over the longer term, Mount Barker has seen property prices show investors a -5.05% return over the last 3 years. This is an improvement over the last 12 months

Property investors looking for a bargain in Mount Barker should be aiming for at least -12.25% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

The WA suburb of Mount Barker, 6324 is in the Plantagenet local government area.

HOUSE UNIT
$235,000 N/A
2.17% N/A
2.17% N/A
3.27% N/A
$255 N/A
29 N/A
5.64% N/A
161.61 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2761
Median household income ($/weekly) 896
Median age of persons 42
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1250
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 387 14.0
    25-34 years 260 9.4
    35-44 years 339 12.3
    45-54 years 420 15.2
    55-64 years 378 13.7
    Others 977 35.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 994 52.1
    Not Married 687 36.0
    Defacto Relationship 227 11.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2108 80.5
    Greece 28 1.1
    Papua New Guinea 50 1.9
    United Kingdom 244 9.3
    Other 99 3.8
    Others 91 3.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 1540 62.6
    No Religion 836 34.0
    Islam 50 2.0
    Buddhism 17 0.7
    Other Religious Groups 16 0.7
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 95 10.2
    $400-$599 144 15.5
    $600-$799 107 11.5
    $1,000-$1,249 92 9.9
    $1,500-$1,999 94 10.1
    Others 396 42.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 789 37.9
    Employed, worked full-time 704 33.8
    Employed, worked part-time 384 18.5
    Employed, away from work 114 5.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 89 4.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 250 20.8
    Professionals 127 10.5
    Technicians & trades workers 165 13.7
    Community & personal service workers 127 10.5
    Labourers 221 18.4
    Others 314 26.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 35 6.2
    Infants/Primary 224 39.7
    Secondary 167 29.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 90 16.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 33 5.9
    Others 15 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2248 90.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 219 8.8
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 14 0.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 12 0.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 381 38.4
    Being purchased 311 31.4
    Rented 285 28.8
    Other tenure type 14 1.4
    Tenure Type
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