Suburb Profile Report for Moonta Bay SA (5558)

Moonta Bay House: Median price $318,000, Annual capital growth 0.02%, Number of sales 139, Weekly median advertised rent $290

Moonta Bay Unit: Median price $207,000, Annual capital growth N/A, Number of sales 10, Weekly median advertised rent N/A

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

Source: Monthly data update for Sep 2021 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jun 2021. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Moonta Bay has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of SA, giving investors a capital gain of -7.83% to date .

Across a shorter period, Moonta Bay, 5558 has seen a median price increase of -0.62% over the last quarter.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -4.33% to buyers in Moonta Bay at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of SA.

The SA suburb of Moonta Bay, 5558 is in the Copper Coast (DC) local government area.

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Moonta Bay, SA – Price growth is stunted

Postcode: 5558

Median house price: $280,000

Stock on market: 22.8%

12-month growth: -2.4%

A stunning collection of coves, beaches and tranquil blue waters, the holiday destination of Moonta Bay sits right on the shore of Spencer Gulf. It attracts tourists looking for a relaxing time by the beach.

The Port Hughes jetty is popular with fishing enthusiasts, and charter boats are plentiful in this area. There is a water park that’s perfect for family-friendly fun, and there is a playground right on the beach.

The various restaurants and cafes are great spots to get a drink and a bite or two while watching the sunset. Other nearby amenities include the golf course at Port Hughes, and residents are serviced by the Moonta railway station.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$318,000 $207,000
-0.62% N/A
-7.83% N/A
0.02% N/A
$290 N/A
139 10
4.74% N/A
133.047619047619 N/A

Source: Monthly data update for Sep 2021 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jun 2021. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1978
Median household income ($/weekly) 744
Median age of persons 51
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1300
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 218 11.0
    35-44 years 211 10.7
    45-54 years 219 11.1
    55-64 years 372 18.8
    65-74 years 356 18.0
    Others 602 30.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 869 59.0
    Not Married 457 31.0
    Defacto Relationship 146 9.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1669 87.5
    New Zealand 10 0.5
    Papua New Guinea 10 0.5
    United Kingdom 152 8.0
    Other 16 0.8
    Others 50 2.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 1273 69.9
    No Religion 537 29.5
    Buddhism 8 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 4 0.2
    Hinduism 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 71 9.5
    $400-$599 158 21.2
    $600-$799 107 14.4
    $800-$999 86 11.5
    $1,500-$1,999 75 10.1
    Others 248 33.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 829 51.8
    Employed, worked full-time 357 22.3
    Employed, worked part-time 294 18.4
    Employed, away from work 64 4.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 56 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 95 13.3
    Professionals 106 14.9
    Technicians & trades workers 137 19.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 80 11.2
    Labourers 80 11.2
    Others 214 30.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 17 5.6
    Infants/Primary 174 57.4
    Secondary 73 24.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 24 7.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 12 4.0
    Others 3 1.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1781 98.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 10 0.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 9 0.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 8 0.4
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 406 50.6
    Rented 201 25.0
    Being purchased 196 24.4
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
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