Suburb Profile Report for Somerville WA (6430)

Somerville House: Median price $450,000, Annual capital growth 2.68%, Number of sales 49, Weekly median advertised rent $450

Somerville Unit: Median price $242,000, Annual capital growth N/A, Number of sales 11, 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 Somerville, 6430 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this WA suburb was -9.00%.

Across a shorter period, Somerville, 6430 has seen a median price increase of -2.17% over the last quarter.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -6.54% to buyers in Somerville at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of WA.

Situated 548.36km from the CBD, Somerville is one of Kalgoorlie/Boulder localities in the postcode 6430.

Comparing Somerville,6430 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed better across the longer period

With the median price for a house in Somerville being $242000 and the advertised rent reaching $320 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 6.88%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$450,000 $242,000
-2.17% 5.68%
-9.00% N/A
2.68% N/A
$450 $320
49 11
5.20% 6.88%
107.83 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3811
Median household income ($/weekly) 2431
Median age of persons 31
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2400
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 674 17.7
    25-34 years 589 15.5
    35-44 years 723 19.0
    45-54 years 595 15.6
    55-64 years 317 8.3
    Others 913 24.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1258 51.3
    Not Married 861 35.1
    Defacto Relationship 333 13.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2648 74.3
    Papua New Guinea 302 8.5
    South Africa 124 3.5
    United Kingdom 127 3.6
    Other 171 4.8
    Others 190 5.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 32 0.9
    Christianity 2451 70.7
    Hinduism 33 1.0
    Islam 27 0.8
    No Religion 914 26.4
    Others 10 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 142 13.2
    $2,000-$2,499 103 9.6
    $2,500-$2,999 209 19.5
    $3,000-$3,499 143 13.3
    $4,000 or more 105 9.8
    Others 371 34.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1578 60.0
    Not in the labour force 419 15.9
    Employed, worked part-time 405 15.4
    Employed, away from work 141 5.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 85 3.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 225 10.6
    Professionals 312 14.7
    Technicians & trades workers 506 23.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 302 14.2
    Machinery operators & drivers 276 13.0
    Others 500 23.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 73 7.8
    Infants/Primary 470 50.5
    Secondary 226 24.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 81 8.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 64 6.9
    Others 17 1.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2921 85.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 203 5.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 147 4.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 147 4.3
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 513 43.0
    Rented 478 40.0
    Fully owned 203 17.0
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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