Suburb Profile Report for Menai NSW (2234)

Menai House: Median price $980,000, Annual capital growth 5.83%, Number of sales 88, Weekly median advertised rent $700

Menai Unit: Median price $730,000, Annual capital growth 6.17%, Number of sales 37, Weekly median advertised rent $580

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales
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Source: Monthly data update for Aug 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending May 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Over the last year, property investments in Menai, 2234 have given investors a capital gain of -9.15%. This compares badly with the -2.96% for NSW as a whole.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Menai comes in at number 1119th in NSW.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -7.83% to buyers in Menai at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of NSW.

A $700 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.71%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 5.83%.

Giving property investors a an unimpressive capital gain of -5.81% for the last year, Menai, 2234 is the 1026th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Menai,2234 has racked up an average of -5.81% over the period. This ranks it number 855th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

At number 563 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Menai is just in the top half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 70.6667 for properties listed there.

Property investors should expect to get $580 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$980,000 $730,000
-4.39% -2.67%
-9.15% -5.81%
5.83% 6.17%
$700 $580
88 37
3.71% 4.13%
55.6610169491525 70.6666666666667

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

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 10529
Median household income ($/weekly) 1967
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2350
Average household size 3.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1684 16.0
    25-34 years 1064 10.1
    35-44 years 1587 15.1
    45-54 years 1775 16.9
    55-64 years 1181 11.2
    Others 3239 30.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4426 57.5
    Not Married 2885 37.5
    Defacto Relationship 389 5.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8177 80.2
    Papua New Guinea 133 1.3
    South Africa 140 1.4
    United Kingdom 379 3.7
    Other 364 3.6
    Others 1005 9.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 92 0.9
    Christianity 8418 83.9
    Hinduism 93 0.9
    Islam 163 1.6
    No Religion 1229 12.2
    Others 40 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 226 7.6
    $1,500-$1,999 415 14.0
    $2,000-$2,499 361 12.2
    $2,500-$2,999 430 14.6
    $3,000-$3,499 312 10.6
    Others 1211 41.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3667 46.4
    Not in the labour force 1958 24.8
    Employed, worked part-time 1754 22.2
    Employed, away from work 320 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 202 2.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 824 14.4
    Professionals 1262 22.0
    Technicians & trades workers 737 12.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 1110 19.3
    Sales 688 12.0
    Others 1121 19.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 238 7.5
    Infants/Primary 1070 33.7
    Secondary 1011 31.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 279 8.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 516 16.2
    Others 62 2.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 8039 79.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1701 16.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 416 4.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 6 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1669 51.1
    Fully owned 1001 30.7
    Rented 586 17.9
    Other tenure type 9 0.3
    Tenure Type
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