Suburb Profile Report for Arncliffe NSW (2205)

Arncliffe House: Median price $1,028,500, Annual capital growth 7.27%, Number of sales 42, Weekly median advertised rent $670

Arncliffe Unit: Median price $658,000, Annual capital growth 8.05%, Number of sales 49, Weekly median advertised rent $550

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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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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Arncliffe is in the bottom 10% in NSW when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Arncliffe gave property investors a dismal capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -18.37%.

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

On average over the past year, suburb has had 3.50 sales per month, which equates to 42 per year.

Situated 9.92km from the CBD, Arncliffe is one of Rockdale (C) localities in the postcode 2205.

NSW has seen average median house prices change by -3.83% which means that Arncliffe, 2205 has not done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -7.32% over the last year

A 4.44% growth in median value for property investors in Arncliffe,2205 puts this suburb at number 304th in terms of best performing suburbs in NSW

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Arncliffe, 2205. Typically our figures indicate that -7.83% is being offered, which puts this NSW suburb at 277th most discounted overall in Australia.

In the last year 49 properties changed hands in Arncliffe, which puts it as the 204th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

The NSW suburb of Arncliffe, 2205 is in the Rockdale (C) local government area.

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Arncliffe is 9km southwest of the Sydney CBD, and offers a relatively affordable housing market within easy reach of the CBD.

It's is a mostly residential area with a mix of houses, townhouses and units. There are a sizeable number of Federation and Victorian homes, many of which offer renovation potential. Also in Arncliffe's favour is its general affordability: the median house price in the suburb is cheaper than Banksia and Rockdale. Indeed, a number of locals have no hesitation in calling Arncliffe a hidden gem.

It's a multicultural suburb, with a significant Middle Eastern influence. Weekly incomes are around average for NSW, with a diverse population of both white-collar and blue-collar workers. While there are some students, it's very much a family suburb.

Accessibility is excellent: the CBD is a 20-minute journey via direct train, and can also be reached by road via Southern Cross Drive or through Newtown. Connections to the inner west are also excellent, and the airport is minutes away – although locals report little aircraft noise. The suburb is also within easy reach of beaches at Brighton-Le-Sands.

Arncliffe's main shopping centre lies around Firth Street and Belmore Street, and extends part of the way along Forest Road. There are a wide range of eateries, many Middle Eastern, as well as supermarkets and cafes. Further retail amenities are in nearby Rockdale. There are several schools in the suburb, with the nearest hospital in Kogarah. Arncliffe also borders the prized Wolli Creek remnant bushland.

Arncliffe’s relative affordability in relation to its neighbours and suburbs closer to the CBD should fuel growth in the suburb. Favourite streets with locals include Broe Avenue, opposite Arncliffe Park, and Tantallon Avenue which features a number of heritage properties and provides views of Botany Bay from the south side of the street.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,028,500 $658,000
-12.09% -2.16%
-18.37% -7.32%
7.27% 8.05%
$670 $550
42 49
3.39% 4.35%
109.894736842105 80.3928571428572

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 8420
Median household income ($/weekly) 1251
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2277
Average household size 2.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1017 12.1
    25-34 years 1333 15.8
    35-44 years 1231 14.6
    45-54 years 1066 12.7
    55-64 years 880 10.5
    Others 2893 34.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3004 48.9
    Not Married 2756 44.9
    Defacto Relationship 379 6.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4360 55.7
    Croatia 239 3.1
    Germany 409 5.2
    Malaysia 689 8.8
    Other 732 9.3
    Others 1403 17.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 197 2.5
    Christianity 4119 53.3
    Hinduism 165 2.1
    Islam 2208 28.6
    No Religion 1002 13.0
    Others 37 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 203 8.7
    $600-$799 203 8.7
    $1,000-$1,249 222 9.5
    $1,500-$1,999 336 14.4
    $2,000-$2,499 206 8.8
    Others 1159 49.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2517 39.9
    Employed, worked full-time 2268 35.9
    Employed, worked part-time 1024 16.2
    Employed, away from work 275 4.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 229 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 381 10.7
    Professionals 715 20.0
    Technicians & trades workers 441 12.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 567 15.9
    Labourers 410 11.5
    Others 1053 29.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 137 6.9
    Infants/Primary 612 31.0
    Secondary 515 26.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 200 10.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 406 20.6
    Others 102 5.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5571 71.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 1533 19.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 622 8.0
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 51 0.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 898 35.2
    Being purchased 828 32.5
    Rented 805 31.6
    Other tenure type 19 0.7
    Tenure Type
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