Suburb Profile Report for Merrylands NSW (2160)

Merrylands House: Median price $803,000, Annual capital growth 7.85%, Number of sales 142, Weekly median advertised rent $510

Merrylands Unit: Median price $480,000, Annual capital growth 6.58%, Number of sales 121, Weekly median advertised rent $420

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

Source: Monthly data update for Oct 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jul 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 -9.27% for the last year, Merrylands, 2160 is the 3265th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Merrylands,2160 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 25.47% across each of those five years.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Merrylands are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -8.37% below the asking price at the moment.

A $510 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.30%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 7.85%.

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Merrylands, 2160 to the rest of Australia, it performed somewhat poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this NSW suburb was -6.80%.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Merrylands,2160 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 19.25% across each of those five years.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -8.20% to buyers in Merrylands at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of NSW.

The NSW suburb of Merrylands, 2160 is in the Cumberland (A) local government area.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$803,000 $480,000
-1.77% -2.04%
-9.27% -6.80%
7.85% 6.58%
$510 $420
142 121
3.30% 4.55%
77.8076923076923 76.2151898734177

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

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 26658
Median household income ($/weekly) 1042
Median age of persons 32
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1998
Average household size 3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 3515 13.2
    25-34 years 4812 18.1
    35-44 years 3566 13.4
    45-54 years 3208 12.0
    55-64 years 2430 9.1
    Others 9127 34.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 9708 50.4
    Not Married 8863 46.0
    Defacto Relationship 708 3.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 12419 50.5
    Croatia 1000 4.1
    Indonesia 996 4.0
    Malaysia 2238 9.1
    Other 3183 12.9
    Others 4757 19.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 956 3.9
    Christianity 14778 60.6
    Hinduism 1094 4.5
    Islam 5139 21.1
    No Religion 1970 8.1
    Others 432 1.8
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 882 11.8
    $600-$799 834 11.2
    $800-$999 726 9.7
    $1,000-$1,249 762 10.2
    $1,500-$1,999 944 12.7
    Others 3307 44.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 8202 42.6
    Employed, worked full-time 6591 34.2
    Employed, worked part-time 2720 14.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 1015 5.3
    Employed, away from work 735 3.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 1684 16.8
    Technicians & trades workers 1652 16.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 1666 16.6
    Sales 973 9.7
    Labourers 1166 11.6
    Others 2901 28.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 432 6.7
    Infants/Primary 2053 31.8
    Secondary 1715 26.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 871 13.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1137 17.6
    Others 250 3.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 16288 65.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 5904 23.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2818 11.3
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 28 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 3 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 3293 40.6
    Being purchased 2393 29.5
    Fully owned 2361 29.1
    Other tenure type 54 0.7
    Tenure Type
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