Suburb Profile Report for Calwell ACT (2905)

Calwell House: Median price $580,000, Annual capital growth 2.34%, Number of sales 86, Weekly median advertised rent $500

Calwell Unit: Median price $400,000, Annual capital growth 1.53%, Number of sales 22, Weekly median advertised rent $430

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

Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Calwell is in the bottom 20% in ACT when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Calwell gave property investors a dismal capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -3.33%.

Calwell,2905 was ranked 2087 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Calwell is offering property investors an average of -4.58. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 17th in terms of most discounted suburbs in ACT

On average over the past year, suburb has had 7.17 sales per month, which equates to 86 per year.

Investment property in Calwell has done pretty poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of -2.44%

Over the longer term, Calwell has seen property prices show investors a 9.59% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Using the current median advertised rental of $430 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 1.53%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.59%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$580,000 $400,000
0.87% -3.15%
-3.33% -2.44%
2.34% 1.53%
$500 $430
86 22
4.48% 5.59%
61.969696969697 46.8823529411765

Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (H), Very good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5834
Median household income ($/weekly) 2093
Median age of persons 33
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1952
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 824 14.1
    25-34 years 780 13.4
    35-44 years 831 14.2
    45-54 years 1073 18.4
    55-64 years 567 9.7
    Others 1758 30.1
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2134 49.6
    Not Married 1738 40.4
    Defacto Relationship 429 10.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4679 82.8
    Indonesia 42 0.7
    Papua New Guinea 67 1.2
    United Kingdom 240 4.2
    Other 233 4.1
    Others 389 6.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 110 2.0
    Christianity 3712 68.2
    Islam 78 1.4
    Other Religious Groups 38 0.7
    No Religion 1463 26.9
    Others 43 0.8
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 266 14.6
    $2,000-$2,499 239 13.1
    $2,500-$2,999 260 14.2
    $3,000-$3,499 191 10.5
    $4,000 or more 170 9.3
    Others 701 38.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2417 54.0
    Employed, worked part-time 882 19.7
    Not in the labour force 849 19.0
    Employed, away from work 231 5.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 95 2.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 509 14.4
    Professionals 751 21.3
    Technicians & trades workers 455 12.9
    Community & personal service workers 381 10.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 782 22.2
    Others 651 18.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 89 5.4
    Infants/Primary 509 30.8
    Secondary 545 33.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 179 10.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 279 16.9
    Others 53 3.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5060 90.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 304 5.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 247 4.4
    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 1081 54.3
    Fully owned 496 24.9
    Rented 411 20.6
    Other tenure type 4 0.2
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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