Suburb Profile Report for Victor Harbor SA (5211)

Victor Harbor House: Median price $355,000, Annual capital growth 1.14%, Number of sales 97, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Victor Harbor Unit: Median price $238,500, Annual capital growth 3.91%, Number of sales 24, Weekly median advertised rent $353

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

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Over the last year, property investments in Victor Harbor, 5211 have given investors a capital gain of 5.19%. This compares favourably with the 1.79% for SA as a whole.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Victor Harbor,5211 has racked up an average of 5.19% over the period. This ranks it number 1795th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Victor Harbor should be aiming for at least -4.74% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Victor Harbor is 97th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in SA with a 5.13% return

Property value increases in Victor Harbor have tracked lower than the SA average of -0.89% over the last 12 months.

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Victor Harbor has fallen somewhat when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

Vendor discounting in Victor Harbor is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -4.77%. This puts suburb at number 4th in SA when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

The SA suburb of Victor Harbor, 5211 is in the Victor Harbor (C) local government area.

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February 2018

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Waterside suburb capitalises on affordability

Postcode: 5211

Median unit price: $248,500

Three-year growth: 14.5%

Rental yield: 6.7%

The suburb of Victor Harbor is the largest population centre on the Fleurieu Peninsula, and it has been on a roll for the past three years.

Victor Harbor’s unit market recorded 7.3% growth in the 12 months leading up to November 2017, and another 4.2% increase over the November 2017 quarter. Nonetheless, the median value has stayed below $250,000, making Victor Harbor a very affordable option for buyers on a budget. Coupled with the strong rental return of 6.7%, investors may be quite interested in this area.

Victor Harbor is very popular during the holidays, with many high school graduates from all over the state coming here for year-end celebrations. Agriculture and fishery are the top industries here – given the proximity to the water, Victor Harbor is known for whale spotting.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$355,000 $238,500
-0.28% -0.62%
5.19% -12.96%
1.14% 3.91%
$350 $353
97 24
5.13% 7.69%
79.1746031746032 137.6875

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

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 4122
Median household income ($/weekly) 691
Median age of persons 55
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1200
Average household size 2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    35-44 years 350 8.5
    45-54 years 514 12.5
    55-64 years 649 15.7
    65-74 years 593 14.4
    75-84 years 599 14.5
    Others 1417 34.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1615 51.9
    Not Married 1271 40.8
    Defacto Relationship 226 7.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3169 81.4
    Greece 33 0.8
    Papua New Guinea 28 0.7
    United Kingdom 496 12.7
    Other 61 1.6
    Others 104 2.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 28 0.8
    Christianity 2458 67.5
    Islam 3 0.1
    Other Religious Groups 14 0.4
    No Religion 1134 31.2
    Others 3 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 253 15.1
    $400-$599 314 18.7
    $600-$799 250 14.9
    $800-$999 188 11.2
    $1,000-$1,249 151 9.0
    Others 521 31.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1966 57.5
    Employed, worked full-time 670 19.6
    Employed, worked part-time 558 16.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 120 3.5
    Employed, away from work 108 3.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 171 12.8
    Professionals 180 13.5
    Technicians & trades workers 217 16.2
    Community & personal service workers 190 14.2
    Labourers 178 13.3
    Others 402 30.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 32 5.5
    Infants/Primary 234 39.9
    Secondary 173 29.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 76 13.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 45 7.7
    Others 26 4.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2971 81.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 477 13.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 176 4.8
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 32 0.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 8 0.2
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 780 43.6
    Rented 504 28.1
    Being purchased 375 20.9
    Other tenure type 132 7.4
    Tenure Type
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