Suburb Profile Report for Somerton Park SA (5044)

Somerton Park House: Median price $914,000, Annual capital growth 4.42%, Number of sales 93, Weekly median advertised rent $493

Somerton Park Unit: Median price $405,000, Annual capital growth 3.73%, Number of sales 26, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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

Source: Monthly data update for Mar 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Dec 2019. 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 Somerton Park, 5044 should be pleased with this SA suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 6.90%

Comparing Somerton Park,5044 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Somerton Park, 5044. Typically our figures indicate that -5.71% is being offered, which puts this SA suburb at 2143th most discounted overall in Australia.

Advertised rents are around the $492.5 mark per week – giving a return of 2.80% based on the median price in Suburb

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Somerton Park, 5044 to the rest of Australia, it performed quite well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this SA suburb was 1.38%.

While Somerton Park,5044 ranked number 4th in SA for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 21th over the last 5 years.

State is the 3rd most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -7.09% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Somerton Park itself are offering an average vendor discount of -8.30% to real estate investors.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Somerton Park the average time real estate has been on the market is 82.2632 days.

A $320 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.11%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 3.73%.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$914,000 $405,000
0.00% 13.68%
6.90% 1.38%
4.42% 3.73%
$493 $320
93 26
2.80% 4.11%
71.5 82.2631578947368

Source: Monthly data update for Mar 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Dec 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5387
Median household income ($/weekly) 1105
Median age of persons 46
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1950
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 504 9.4
    35-44 years 634 11.8
    45-54 years 796 14.8
    55-64 years 716 13.3
    65-74 years 492 9.1
    Others 2246 41.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1944 47.2
    Not Married 1863 45.2
    Defacto Relationship 313 7.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4102 79.9
    Greece 46 0.9
    Papua New Guinea 53 1.0
    United Kingdom 478 9.3
    Other 144 2.8
    Others 311 6.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 50 1.0
    Christianity 3482 71.1
    Hinduism 20 0.4
    Islam 32 0.7
    No Religion 1293 26.4
    Others 21 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 187 9.1
    $400-$599 241 11.7
    $600-$799 188 9.2
    $800-$999 182 8.9
    $1,500-$1,999 201 9.8
    Others 1055 51.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1842 41.2
    Employed, worked full-time 1436 32.1
    Employed, worked part-time 924 20.7
    Employed, away from work 163 3.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 103 2.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 377 14.9
    Professionals 712 28.2
    Technicians & trades workers 278 11.0
    Community & personal service workers 274 10.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 403 16.0
    Others 479 19.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 52 4.3
    Infants/Primary 349 28.7
    Secondary 379 31.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 79 6.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 311 25.6
    Others 45 3.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3463 70.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 872 17.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 569 11.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 873 39.8
    Rented 614 28.0
    Being purchased 613 28.0
    Other tenure type 92 4.2
    Tenure Type
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