Suburb Profile Report for Barnsley NSW (2278)

Barnsley House: Median price $500,000, Annual capital growth 5.28%, Number of sales 21, Weekly median advertised rent $405

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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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With a capital gain of 9.89% for the last 12 months, Barnsley, 2278 has performed for property investments than its average annual 5.28% property growth over the last 5 years.

Barnsley,2278 has offered an average of 9.89% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

In the last year 21 properties changed hands in Barnsley, which puts it as the 1024th most active market in NSW when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Advertised rents are around the $405 mark per week – giving a return of 4.21% based on the median price in Suburb

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Barnsley, NSW – Tranquillity within easy reach

Postcode: 2278

Barnsley may be a peaceful town, but it could also be considered a great regional location for working professionals as well as families, being just 21km from the Newcastle CBD. A bus network connects residents to the city, which is about 40-minutes’ drive away.

The suburb has a local primary school and a pre-school. There are many parks in immediate reach, coastal areas are nearby, and the breathtaking stretch of Lake Macquarie provides for a relaxing weekend escape.

There are plenty of amenities on offer in both the local and surrounding region, including Glendale Shopping Centre and Cameron Park Plaza, which is currently being developed. John Hunter Hospital is 13km away.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$500,000 N/A
0.00% N/A
9.89% N/A
5.28% N/A
$405 N/A
21 N/A
4.21% N/A
62.75 N/A

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 : Very good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1813
Median household income ($/weekly) 1330
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1517
Average household size 3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 302 16.7
    25-34 years 255 14.1
    35-44 years 249 13.7
    45-54 years 268 14.8
    55-64 years 242 13.3
    Others 497 27.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 685 52.3
    Not Married 482 36.8
    Defacto Relationship 142 10.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1643 94.9
    Greece 5 0.3
    Papua New Guinea 8 0.5
    United Kingdom 38 2.2
    Other 20 1.2
    Others 17 1.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 1328 78.7
    No Religion 352 20.9
    Buddhism 8 0.5
    Hinduism 0 0.0
    Islam 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 59 11.1
    $1,000-$1,249 65 12.2
    $1,250-$1,499 67 12.6
    $1,500-$1,999 86 16.1
    $2,000-$2,499 60 11.3
    Others 196 36.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 569 42.1
    Not in the labour force 395 29.2
    Employed, worked part-time 280 20.7
    Employed, away from work 71 5.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 38 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Technicians & trades workers 208 22.6
    Community & personal service workers 98 10.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 129 14.0
    Machinery operators & drivers 102 11.1
    Labourers 149 16.2
    Others 233 25.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 32 7.0
    Infants/Primary 198 43.0
    Secondary 138 30.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 47 10.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 36 7.8
    Others 9 2.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1733 99.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 6 0.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 3 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 319 54.7
    Fully owned 170 29.2
    Rented 91 15.6
    Other tenure type 3 0.5
    Tenure Type
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