Suburb Profile Report for Newcastle NSW (2300)

Newcastle Unit: Median price $680,000, Annual capital growth 4.59%, Number of sales 135, Weekly median advertised rent $488

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Investment property in Newcastle has done not badly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 4.62%

Over the longer term, Newcastle has seen property prices show investors a 41.67% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -5.28% to buyers in Newcastle at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of NSW.

A $487.5 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.73%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 4.59%.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
N/A $680,000
N/A -1.31%
N/A 4.62%
N/A 4.59%
N/A $488
N/A 135
N/A 3.73%
N/A 66.23

Source: CoreLogic

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DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2384
Median household income ($/weekly) 1750
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2249
Average household size 1.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 361 15.1
    25-34 years 607 25.5
    35-44 years 275 11.5
    45-54 years 293 12.3
    55-64 years 317 13.3
    Others 531 22.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 941 51.6
    Registered Married 630 34.6
    Defacto Relationship 251 13.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1718 79.2
    Papua New Guinea 45 2.1
    United Kingdom 77 3.6
    United States of America 32 1.5
    Other 104 4.8
    Others 193 8.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 37 1.8
    Christianity 1291 61.9
    Hinduism 25 1.2
    Islam 38 1.8
    No Religion 684 32.8
    Others 9 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 74 7.5
    $1,250-$1,499 85 8.6
    $1,500-$1,999 132 13.4
    $2,000-$2,499 81 8.2
    $2,500-$2,999 192 19.5
    Others 421 42.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1007 49.3
    Not in the labour force 525 25.7
    Employed, worked part-time 367 18.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 84 4.1
    Employed, away from work 61 3.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 216 15.0
    Professionals 572 39.8
    Technicians & trades workers 126 8.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 173 12.0
    Sales 126 8.8
    Others 223 15.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 11 2.2
    Infants/Primary 58 11.8
    Secondary 50 10.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 49 9.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 314 63.7
    Others 11 2.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 1687 82.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 157 7.7
    Separate house 142 7.0
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 48 2.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 585 54.7
    Fully owned 251 23.5
    Being purchased 228 21.3
    Other tenure type 6 0.6
    Tenure Type
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