Suburb Profile Report for Ourimbah NSW (2258)

Ourimbah House: Median price $731,000, Annual capital growth 7.54%, Number of sales 43, Weekly median advertised rent $440

Ourimbah Unit: Median price $460,000, Annual capital growth 6.32%, Number of sales 12, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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

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

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Property value increases in Ourimbah have tracked just higher than the NSW average of 0.15% over the last 12 months.

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

Property investors looking for a bargain in Ourimbah should be aiming for at least -7.65% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Ourimbah the average time real estate has been on the market is 99.4375 days.

At number 301th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Ourimbah, 2258 is in the top 20% with a property value increase of 8.88% recorded in median house prices.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Ourimbah,2258 has racked up an average of 8.88% over the period. This ranks it number 507th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 1.00 sales per month, which equates to 12 per year.

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March 2019

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Affordable suburb stumbles

Postcode: 2258

Median unit price: $410,000

Three-year growth: 11.6%

Rental yield: 4.8%

The suburb of Ourimbah is beloved by families as being a great place to raise children in a quiet, environmentally friendly community.

The suburb is reasonably affordable, with a median unit price of just over $400,000. While prices slipped over the December 2017-2018 period, Ourimbah has had a strong track record of growth over the past five years.

What the suburb lacks in entertainment and dining options, it makes up for in its proximity to surfing beaches and local nature trails. Ourimbah is an outdoors community, and is festooned with trees. However, it has no shortage of amenities either, with the trains on the Sydney-Newcastle railway line passing through the local railway station. Ourimbah Public School is the oldest educational institution on the Central Coast, and the University of Newcastle has a campus right in town.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$731,000 $460,000
-0.27% 0.00%
1.53% 8.88%
7.54% 6.32%
$440 $380
43 12
3.13% 4.30%
99.4375 31.9

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

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 4161
Median household income ($/weekly) 1341
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1950
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 609 14.6
    25-34 years 488 11.7
    35-44 years 586 14.1
    45-54 years 664 16.0
    55-64 years 468 11.2
    Others 1347 32.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1508 50.0
    Not Married 1220 40.5
    Defacto Relationship 288 9.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3434 85.9
    New Zealand 16 0.4
    Papua New Guinea 95 2.4
    United Kingdom 219 5.5
    Other 64 1.6
    Others 169 4.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 40 1.0
    Christianity 2832 73.2
    Hinduism 17 0.4
    Islam 20 0.5
    No Religion 944 24.4
    Others 14 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 120 9.4
    $1,000-$1,249 133 10.4
    $1,500-$1,999 167 13.1
    $2,000-$2,499 150 11.8
    $2,500-$2,999 126 9.9
    Others 580 45.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1229 39.4
    Not in the labour force 901 28.9
    Employed, worked part-time 726 23.3
    Employed, away from work 135 4.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 128 4.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 253 12.1
    Professionals 413 19.8
    Technicians & trades workers 320 15.3
    Community & personal service workers 213 10.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 328 15.7
    Others 561 26.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 108 8.9
    Infants/Primary 400 33.1
    Secondary 335 27.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 110 9.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 233 19.3
    Others 23 1.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3247 82.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 690 17.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 12 0.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 5 0.1
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 3 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 662 47.4
    Fully owned 383 27.4
    Rented 348 24.9
    Other tenure type 3 0.2
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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