Suburb Profile Report for Latham ACT (2615)

Latham House: Median price $540,000, Annual capital growth 4.47%, Number of sales 51, Weekly median advertised rent $478

Latham Unit: Median price $405,500, Annual capital growth 3.38%, Number of sales 20, Weekly median advertised rent $370

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Latham has done not badly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 10.77%

Over the longer term, Latham has seen property prices show investors a 15.51% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -6.67% to buyers in Latham at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of ACT.

Using the current median advertised rental of $477.5 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 4.47%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 4.60%

Investment property in Latham 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 3.97%

Property buyers and investors in Latham 2615 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -6.53% . This means that Latham is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in ACT.

Situated 10.97km from the CBD, Latham is one of Unincorporated ACT localities in the postcode 2615.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$540,000 $405,500
0.93% 1.12%
10.77% 3.97%
4.47% 3.38%
$478 $370
51 20
4.60% 4.74%
60.18 97

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3604
Median household income ($/weekly) 1720
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 411 11.4
    25-34 years 530 14.7
    35-44 years 546 15.2
    45-54 years 459 12.7
    55-64 years 481 13.3
    Others 1176 32.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1338 50.0
    Not Married 1076 40.2
    Defacto Relationship 261 9.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2794 80.7
    Japan 33 1.0
    Papua New Guinea 42 1.2
    United Kingdom 150 4.3
    Other 131 3.8
    Others 311 9.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 62 1.9
    Christianity 2193 65.6
    Hinduism 20 0.6
    Islam 40 1.2
    No Religion 1013 30.3
    Others 15 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 103 8.7
    $1,500-$1,999 185 15.6
    $2,000-$2,499 142 12.0
    $2,500-$2,999 134 11.3
    $3,000-$3,499 109 9.2
    Others 514 43.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1282 45.5
    Not in the labour force 792 28.1
    Employed, worked part-time 542 19.2
    Employed, away from work 129 4.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 71 2.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 219 11.2
    Professionals 478 24.5
    Technicians & trades workers 301 15.4
    Community & personal service workers 200 10.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 400 20.5
    Others 353 18.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 53 6.3
    Infants/Primary 267 31.9
    Secondary 215 25.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 90 10.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 184 22.0
    Others 28 3.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3242 94.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 114 3.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 63 1.8
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 598 46.1
    Fully owned 424 32.7
    Rented 271 20.9
    Other tenure type 4 0.3
    Tenure Type
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