Suburb Profile Report for Wickham NSW (2293)

Wickham House: Median price $662,500, Annual capital growth 8.63%, Number of sales 15, Weekly median advertised rent $480

Wickham Unit: Median price $532,500, Annual capital growth 5.63%, Number of sales 40, Weekly median advertised rent $500

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

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

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Property investors who have had real estate in Wickham, 2293 should be ok with this NSW suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -0.64%

The five-year average increase in median property values for Wickham,2293 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 33.84% across each of those five years.

Situated 117.08km from the CBD, Wickham is one of Newcastle (C) localities in the postcode 2293.

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Wickham, 2293 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this NSW suburb was -8.19%.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Wickham,2293 has racked up an average of -8.19% over the period. This ranks it number 783th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Wickham are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -5.46% below the asking price at the moment.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$662,500 $532,500
1.92% 9.79%
-0.64% -8.19%
8.63% 5.63%
$480 $500
15 40
3.77% 4.88%
N/A 103

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

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 953
Median household income ($/weekly) 1093
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 130 13.7
    25-34 years 218 22.9
    35-44 years 121 12.7
    45-54 years 127 13.3
    55-64 years 107 11.2
    Others 249 26.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 424 56.6
    Registered Married 217 29.0
    Defacto Relationship 108 14.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 778 87.5
    Papua New Guinea 18 2.0
    Philippines 8 0.9
    United Kingdom 22 2.5
    Other 23 2.6
    Others 40 4.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 15 1.8
    Christianity 536 63.3
    Hinduism 3 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 12 1.4
    No Religion 275 32.5
    Others 6 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 35 9.1
    $600-$799 52 13.5
    $1,000-$1,249 47 12.2
    $1,250-$1,499 33 8.6
    $1,500-$1,999 50 13.0
    Others 168 43.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 336 41.6
    Not in the labour force 237 29.3
    Employed, worked part-time 176 21.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 35 4.3
    Employed, away from work 24 3.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 55 10.2
    Professionals 150 27.8
    Technicians & trades workers 63 11.7
    Community & personal service workers 67 12.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 78 14.5
    Others 126 23.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 10 4.7
    Infants/Primary 28 13.1
    Secondary 39 18.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 25 11.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 108 50.5
    Others 4 1.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 392 45.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 282 32.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 153 17.8
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 26 3.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 5 0.6
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 231 54.6
    Being purchased 102 24.1
    Fully owned 90 21.3
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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