Suburb Profile Report for Wynyard TAS (7325)

Wynyard House: Median price $280,000, Annual capital growth 2.76%, Number of sales 114, Weekly median advertised rent $280

Wynyard Unit: Median price $225,000, Annual capital growth 2.22%, Number of sales 15, Weekly median advertised rent $240

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Wynyard has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of TAS, giving investors a capital gain of 15.46% to date .

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Wynyard has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

At number 58th of TAS’s most discounted properties, Wynyard is in the bottom 40% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Advertised rents are around the $280 mark per week – giving a return of 5.20% based on the median price in Suburb

Wynyard has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of TAS, giving investors a capital gain of -3.23% to date .

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Wynyard has fallen somewhat when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

In the last year 15 properties changed hands in Wynyard, which puts it as the 45th most active market in TAS when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Situated 248.65km from the CBD, Wynyard is one of Waratah/Wynyard localities in the postcode 7325.

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In the past 12 months leading up to May 2017, Wynyard reported over 8% growth in unit prices; nonetheless, the median price remains very low at under $250,000.Full summary

Unit market blooms in Table Cape home
Median unit price: $245,000
Three-year growth: 15.29%
Rental yield: 5.09%

Drive 20 minutes west out from Burnie, and you’ll enter the rural suburb of Wynyard. It is regarded as a service hub for the surrounding towns, which could account for its strong performance despite being a considerable distance from Hobart.

In the past 12 months leading up to May 2017, Wynyard reported over 8% growth in unit prices; nonetheless, the median price remains very low at under $250,000. Given the high average yield that investors can expect to earn (5.1%) and the suburb’s potential for long-term appeal, we could see investments go up.

Wynyard is a tourist destination known for its beach, which facilitates water activities such as fishing and kayaking. Cafes and shops line the streets, and the Wynyard Foreshore Market is held every couple of weeks. 


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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$280,000 $225,000
-1.75% 1.81%
15.46% -3.23%
2.76% 2.22%
$280 $240
114 15
5.20% 5.55%
83.24 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5989
Median household income ($/weekly) 793
Median age of persons 45
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1200
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 715 11.9
    35-44 years 711 11.9
    45-54 years 864 14.4
    55-64 years 858 14.3
    65-74 years 690 11.5
    Others 2151 35.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2246 50.6
    Not Married 1726 38.9
    Defacto Relationship 465 10.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5130 90.0
    New Zealand 33 0.6
    Papua New Guinea 57 1.0
    United Kingdom 339 5.9
    Other 34 0.6
    Others 105 1.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 3654 68.2
    No Religion 1652 30.8
    Buddhism 33 0.6
    Other Religious Groups 19 0.4
    Islam 3 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 278 12.8
    $400-$599 328 15.1
    $600-$799 280 12.9
    $800-$999 216 10.0
    $1,500-$1,999 202 9.3
    Others 864 39.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2185 46.4
    Employed, worked full-time 1329 28.2
    Employed, worked part-time 840 17.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 183 3.9
    Employed, away from work 171 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 329 14.1
    Technicians & trades workers 391 16.7
    Community & personal service workers 287 12.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 277 11.8
    Labourers 293 12.5
    Others 764 32.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 61 5.2
    Infants/Primary 452 38.8
    Secondary 351 30.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 175 15.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 93 8.0
    Others 33 2.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5005 89.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 415 7.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 123 2.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 10 0.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 20 0.4
    Others 4 0.1
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 951 40.5
    Being purchased 720 30.6
    Rented 662 28.2
    Other tenure type 17 0.7
    Tenure Type
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