Suburb Profile Report for Whyalla Stuart SA (5608)

Whyalla Stuart House: Median price $100,000, Annual capital growth -2.60%, Number of sales 57, Weekly median advertised rent $160

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

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

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Over the last year, property investments in Whyalla Stuart, 5608 have given investors a capital gain of 20.59%. This compares very favourably with the 2.98% for SA as a whole.

A -26.79% growth in median value for property investors in Whyalla Stuart,5608 puts this suburb at number 356th in terms of best performing suburbs in SA

Vendor discounting in Whyalla Stuart is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -8.84%. This puts suburb at number 44th in SA when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

Whyalla Stuart, 5608’s gross rental yield is 8.32%

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Postcode: 5608

Median unit price: $72,000

Stock on market: -19.1%

12-month growth: -15.3%

A suburb that is part of the “Steel City,” Whyalla Stuart is nestled in the midst of an urban area that is known for steelworks and shipbuilding.

Dwelling supply fell sharply in the year leading up to March 2018, with unit stock on the market in particular slipping from 15 to 8. This is in line with the general decline experienced throughout Whyalla Stuart – apartment values slipped by 15.3% in this period for a median price of just over $70,000, failing to break the streak of negativity recorded in the past five years.

The rental yield is remarkably high at 9.4%, although the limited potential of this suburb hurts its chances with investors. Nonetheless, the many tourist spots in the vicinity still draw in visitors.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$100,000 N/A
-2.38% N/A
20.59% N/A
-2.60% N/A
$160 N/A
57 N/A
8.32% N/A
87.6216216216216 N/A

Source: Monthly data update for Aug 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending May 2019. 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 7139
Median household income ($/weekly) 710
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1083
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 956 13.4
    25-34 years 873 12.2
    35-44 years 900 12.6
    45-54 years 1007 14.1
    55-64 years 804 11.3
    Others 2599 36.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2551 50.5
    Registered Married 1892 37.4
    Defacto Relationship 612 12.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5226 78.4
    Greece 49 0.7
    Philippines 85 1.3
    United Kingdom 894 13.4
    Other 127 1.9
    Others 289 4.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 20 0.3
    Christianity 3616 58.0
    Hinduism 7 0.1
    Other Religious Groups 34 0.5
    No Religion 2543 40.8
    Others 14 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $200-$299 256 9.5
    $300-$399 392 14.5
    $400-$599 411 15.3
    $600-$799 305 11.3
    $1,500-$1,999 258 9.6
    Others 1073 39.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2510 47.3
    Employed, worked full-time 1493 28.1
    Employed, worked part-time 789 14.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 326 6.1
    Employed, away from work 187 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 258 10.4
    Technicians & trades workers 449 18.2
    Community & personal service workers 277 11.2
    Machinery operators & drivers 417 16.9
    Labourers 365 14.8
    Others 706 28.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 121 8.3
    Infants/Primary 648 44.4
    Secondary 386 26.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 200 13.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 81 5.5
    Others 25 1.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4359 65.8
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2116 31.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 150 2.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1502 51.3
    Being purchased 837 28.6
    Fully owned 584 20.0
    Other tenure type 4 0.1
    Tenure Type
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