Suburb Profile Report for West Lakes SA (5021)

West Lakes House: Median price $740,000, Annual capital growth 1.63%, Number of sales 71, Weekly median advertised rent $550

West Lakes Unit: Median price $415,000, Annual capital growth -3.07%, Number of sales 24, Weekly median advertised rent $410

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: Monthly data update for Nov 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Aug 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Property value increases in West Lakes have tracked just higher than the SA average of 1.54% over the last 12 months.

Over the longer term, West Lakes has seen property prices show investors a 3.06% return over the last 3 years. This is an improvement over the last 12 months

The most recent median price for West Lakes is $740000, with sellers offering an average of -5.94% off the asking price.

The SA suburb of West Lakes, 5021 is in the Charles Sturt (C) local government area.

West Lakes is in the bottom 40% in SA when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. West Lakes gave property investors a disappointing capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -2.92%.

West Lakes,5021 has offered an average of -2.92% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Property buyers and investors in West Lakes 5021 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -4.46% . This means that West Lakes is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in SA.

Using the current median advertised rental of $410 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of -3.07%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.14%

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West Lakes, SA – June quarter reveals positivity

Postcode: 5021

Median unit price: $410,000

Three-year growth: -0.8%

Rental yield: 5.2%

The home of the Westfield West Lakes Shopping Centre, the suburb of West Lakes is just half an hour from the Adelaide CBD. Despite a trend of decline in the past few years, the suburb has regained some ground over the June 2019 quarter as unit prices went up by 7.9%.

The residential island of Delfin is located within this suburb as well in Boating Lake, and buyers love West Lakes because of its proximity to the Grange jetty and Tennyson Beach. The Grange golf course is a popular spot as well, and the Grange train station is within walking distance. The friendly community certainly adds to its appeal to families.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$740,000 $415,000
0.00% 1.22%
5.11% -2.92%
1.63% -3.07%
$550 $410
71 24
3.86% 5.14%
66.9387755102041 71

Source: Monthly data update for Nov 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Aug 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5728
Median household income ($/weekly) 1164
Median age of persons 52
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    35-44 years 552 9.6
    45-54 years 759 13.2
    55-64 years 1071 18.7
    65-74 years 805 14.1
    75-84 years 587 10.2
    Others 1955 34.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2797 59.1
    Not Married 1661 35.1
    Defacto Relationship 277 5.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4187 76.4
    Hong Kong 74 1.3
    Japan 138 2.5
    United Kingdom 378 6.9
    Other 180 3.3
    Others 526 9.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 50 0.9
    Christianity 4197 78.4
    Islam 34 0.6
    Other Religious Groups 29 0.5
    No Religion 1028 19.2
    Others 18 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 270 12.4
    $600-$799 244 11.2
    $800-$999 224 10.3
    $1,000-$1,249 181 8.3
    $1,500-$1,999 265 12.2
    Others 987 45.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2105 42.8
    Employed, worked full-time 1585 32.2
    Employed, worked part-time 933 19.0
    Employed, away from work 183 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 117 2.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 468 17.3
    Professionals 518 19.2
    Technicians & trades workers 313 11.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 510 18.9
    Sales 309 11.4
    Others 583 21.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 42 4.4
    Infants/Primary 323 34.1
    Secondary 243 25.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 89 9.4
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 216 22.8
    Others 34 3.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4079 75.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 923 17.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 412 7.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1262 54.5
    Being purchased 541 23.4
    Rented 420 18.2
    Other tenure type 91 3.9
    Tenure Type
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