Suburb Profile Report for Sorell TAS (7172)

Sorell House: Median price $427,500, Annual capital growth 2.85%, Number of sales 67, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Sorell Unit: Median price $345,500, Annual capital growth 4.36%, Number of sales 31, Weekly median advertised rent $360

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

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Investment property in Sorell has done not badly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 6.88%

Over the longer term, Sorell has seen property prices show investors a 24.64% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

The most recent median price for Sorell is $427500, with sellers offering an average of -3.93% off the asking price.

Using the current median advertised rental of $420 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 2.85%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.11%

Sorell, 7172 ranked 29th in TAS when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Sorell is one of 606 in our list for TAS

Sorell,7172 has offered an average of 9.68% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

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Sorell, TAS – Rural charm keeps this suburb going

Postcode: 7172

Median unit price: $336,000

Three-year growth: 21.1%

Rental yield: 5.4%

One of the oldest farming towns on the Apple Isle, the suburb of Sorell is a throwback to the simple, charming rural lifestyle while staying close to the comforts of the city.

Sorell is just a short distance from Hobart, but it is a world in itself. Surrounded by fields and farms, the suburb produces heralded varieties of stone fruit and berries art the Sorell Fruit Farm. The Orielton Lagoon houses local flora and fauna, and serves as a stop for shorebirds migrating across the world. The suburb also revels in its history, with buildings like St George’s Anglican church and the Sorell Barracks.  

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$427,500 $345,500
0.59% 0.00%
6.88% 9.68%
2.85% 4.36%
$420 $360
67 31
5.11% 5.42%
39.0416666666667 49.125

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

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2475
Median household income ($/weekly) 879
Median age of persons 44
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1419
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 280 11.3
    25-34 years 245 9.9
    35-44 years 298 12.0
    45-54 years 331 13.4
    55-64 years 294 11.9
    Others 1028 41.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 947 52.0
    Not Married 683 37.5
    Defacto Relationship 192 10.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2178 93.4
    Greece 5 0.2
    Papua New Guinea 14 0.6
    United Kingdom 98 4.2
    Other 9 0.4
    Others 29 1.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 1669 74.3
    No Religion 571 25.4
    Other Religious Groups 4 0.2
    Buddhism 3 0.1
    Hinduism 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 100 11.3
    $400-$599 148 16.7
    $600-$799 106 12.0
    $800-$999 100 11.3
    $1,500-$1,999 100 11.3
    Others 333 37.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 855 44.4
    Employed, worked full-time 632 32.8
    Employed, worked part-time 303 15.7
    Employed, away from work 75 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 59 3.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 138 13.7
    Technicians & trades workers 161 15.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 174 17.2
    Sales 129 12.8
    Labourers 121 12.0
    Others 287 28.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 17 3.9
    Infants/Primary 201 45.6
    Secondary 132 29.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 50 11.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 29 6.6
    Others 12 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1942 84.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 223 9.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 126 5.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 4 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 3 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 351 37.3
    Being purchased 346 36.7
    Rented 242 25.7
    Other tenure type 3 0.3
    Tenure Type
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