Suburb Profile Report for Mount Barker WA (6324)

Mount Barker House: Median price $230,000, Annual capital growth 1.78%, Number of sales 27, Weekly median advertised rent $250

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Mount Barker has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of WA, giving investors a capital gain of 2.22% to date .

Property buyers and investors in Mount Barker 6324 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -12.11% . This means that Mount Barker is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in WA.

At number 3653 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Mount Barker is in the bottom 10% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 153.37 for properties listed there.

With the median price for a house in Mount Barker being $230000 and the advertised rent reaching $250 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 5.65%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$230,000 N/A
N/A N/A
2.22% N/A
1.78% N/A
$250 N/A
27 N/A
5.65% N/A
153.37 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

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