Suburb Profile Report for Blacktown NSW (2148)

Blacktown House: Median price $693,500, Annual capital growth 8.44%, Number of sales 502, Weekly median advertised rent $430

Blacktown Unit: Median price $491,000, Annual capital growth 7.37%, Number of sales 284, Weekly median advertised rent $410

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

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

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Giving property investors a an unimpressive capital gain of -7.33% for the last year, Blacktown, 2148 is the 3366th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Blacktown,2148 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 48.03% across each of those five years.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Blacktown should be aiming for at least -6.33% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Property investors should expect to get $430 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Investment property in Blacktown 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 -8.18%

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Blacktown,2148 has racked up an average of -8.18% over the period. This ranks it number 795th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

The most recent median price for Blacktown is $491000, with sellers offering an average of -6.91% off the asking price.

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Postcode: 2148

Median unit price: $549,995

Three-year growth: 31.0%

Rental yield: 3.9%

Home to a well-knit community, the suburb of Blacktown in Sydney’s west has enjoyed massive growth over the last few years.

The suburb’s upswing has been consistent since 2013. Although growth in Blacktown has slowed a bit in tandem with Sydney, with the unit market going flat in the three months to August 2018, prices still increased by 5.7% in the August 2017-2018 period. The average discount rate remains reasonably low at 4.4%, suggesting the presence of demand.

Blacktown is regarded as one of the most multicultural areas in Sydney, and has several amenities thanks to the housing developments in the area, including cafes, shops, and restaurants. There are also many activities for residents to bond together in – neighhourhood barbecues, classes and garden competitions. The suburb is a public transportation hub for trains (via the Blacktown railway station) and buses.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$693,500 $491,000
-2.42% -5.61%
-7.33% -8.18%
8.44% 7.37%
$430 $410
502 284
3.22% 4.22%
68.27232 74.178085

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

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 43374
Median household income ($/weekly) 1174
Median age of persons 33
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1907
Average household size 2.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 5687 13.1
    25-34 years 7758 17.9
    35-44 years 6124 14.1
    45-54 years 5276 12.2
    55-64 years 3973 9.2
    Others 14557 33.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 16337 51.2
    Not Married 13726 43.0
    Defacto Relationship 1861 5.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 21767 52.7
    Croatia 991 2.4
    Indonesia 3855 9.3
    Philippines 2072 5.0
    Other 4623 11.2
    Others 7958 19.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 26300 64.8
    Hinduism 3601 8.9
    Islam 3206 7.9
    Other Religious Groups 2049 5.1
    No Religion 4557 11.2
    Others 852 2.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 1293 10.0
    $600-$799 1285 10.0
    $1,000-$1,249 1395 10.8
    $1,500-$1,999 1867 14.5
    $2,000-$2,499 1330 10.3
    Others 5739 44.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 12685 39.2
    Not in the labour force 11905 36.8
    Employed, worked part-time 4970 15.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 1596 4.9
    Employed, away from work 1198 3.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 2982 15.8
    Technicians & trades workers 2643 14.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 3333 17.7
    Machinery operators & drivers 2198 11.7
    Labourers 2252 11.9
    Others 5446 28.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 738 6.8
    Infants/Primary 3567 33.1
    Secondary 2792 25.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 1527 14.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1655 15.3
    Others 513 4.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 30538 73.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 5844 14.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 5002 12.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 48 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 3 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 5088 36.4
    Rented 4967 35.5
    Fully owned 3838 27.5
    Other tenure type 86 0.6
    Tenure Type
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