Suburb Profile Report for Port Macquarie NSW (2444)

Port Macquarie House: Median price $558,250, Annual capital growth 4.76%, Number of sales 697, Weekly median advertised rent $455

Port Macquarie Unit: Median price $390,000, Annual capital growth 4.27%, Number of sales 350, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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

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Port Macquarie has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of NSW, giving investors a capital gain of -3.58% to date .

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Port Macquarie,2444 has racked up an average of -3.58% over the period. This ranks it number 1646th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Port Macquarie are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -5.19% below the asking price at the moment.

Property investors who have had real estate in Port Macquarie, 2444 should be relatively pleased with this NSW suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 1.30%

Over the longer term, Port Macquarie has seen property prices show investors a 11.43% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Property buyers and investors in Port Macquarie 2444 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -6.10% . This means that Port Macquarie is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in NSW.

The NSW suburb of Port Macquarie, 2444 is in the Port Macquarie-Hastings (A) local government area.

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Port Macquarie, NSW – Growth levels off

Postcode: 2444

Median house price: $570,000

Three-year growth: 16.0%

Rental yield: 4.1%

One of the loveliest tourist spots in NSW, Port Macquarie has long held on to a visitor-friendly reputation bolstered by the surrounding nature and climate.

Visitors and residents alike have their pick of beaches, and the many establishments in the area certainly cater to its strong tourism industry – a rainforest centre, the Billabong Zoo, the Koala Hospital and the Glasshouse art gallery, among others. There are also numerous heritage and cultural stops. There is an abundance of food and wine options as well, since it is so close to the Hastings River wine region.

House values slipped slightly in the year to April 2019, but the outlook for Port Macquarie remains good.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$558,250 $390,000
-2.06% 0.00%
-3.58% 1.30%
4.76% 4.27%
$455 $350
697 350
4.24% 4.67%
76.8897795591182 84.6204081632653

Source: Monthly data update for Oct 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jul 2019. 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 41491
Median household income ($/weekly) 855
Median age of persons 46
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 4875 11.7
    35-44 years 4848 11.7
    45-54 years 5593 13.5
    55-64 years 5450 13.1
    65-74 years 5172 12.5
    Others 15554 37.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 15797 51.5
    Not Married 12098 39.5
    Defacto Relationship 2761 9.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 34294 86.8
    Greece 190 0.5
    Papua New Guinea 660 1.7
    United Kingdom 2453 6.2
    Other 519 1.3
    Others 1403 3.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 283 0.7
    Christianity 30276 79.2
    Hinduism 89 0.2
    Other Religious Groups 116 0.3
    No Religion 7346 19.2
    Others 105 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 1580 10.3
    $400-$599 2499 16.3
    $600-$799 2038 13.3
    $800-$999 1727 11.2
    $1,500-$1,999 1502 9.8
    Others 6015 39.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 15443 47.3
    Employed, worked full-time 9150 28.0
    Employed, worked part-time 5975 18.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 1168 3.6
    Employed, away from work 937 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 3318 20.7
    Technicians & trades workers 2258 14.1
    Community & personal service workers 1956 12.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 2487 15.5
    Sales 1922 12.0
    Others 4117 25.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 768 9.0
    Infants/Primary 3120 36.5
    Secondary 2689 31.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 1025 12.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 727 8.5
    Others 212 2.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 28741 75.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 4857 12.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 4007 10.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 479 1.3
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 236 0.6
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 6655 40.4
    Rented 5103 31.0
    Being purchased 4376 26.6
    Other tenure type 344 2.1
    Tenure Type
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