Suburb Profile Report for George Town TAS (7253)

George Town House: Median price $275,000, Annual capital growth 5.95%, Number of sales 106, Weekly median advertised rent $280

George Town Unit: Median price $290,000, Annual capital growth -12.71%, Number of sales 15, Weekly median advertised rent $200

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  • Unit
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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Investment property in George Town has done well for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 38.36%

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

Vendor discounting in George Town is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -3.05%. This puts suburb at number 50th in TAS when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

In the last year 106 properties changed hands in George Town, which puts it as the 13th most active market in TAS when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Using the current median advertised rental of $280 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 5.95%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.29%

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, George Town comes in at number 58th in TAS.

With the median price for a house in George Town being $290000 and the advertised rent reaching $200 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.59%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$275,000 $290,000
12.24% 7.41%
38.36% N/A
5.95% -12.71%
$280 $200
106 15
5.29% 3.59%
31.6351351351351 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 : Very good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 4303
Median household income ($/weekly) 700
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1083
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 643 14.9
    25-34 years 447 10.4
    35-44 years 514 11.9
    45-54 years 574 13.3
    55-64 years 582 13.5
    Others 1545 35.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1334 43.2
    Not Married 1327 42.9
    Defacto Relationship 429 13.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3653 88.8
    New Zealand 27 0.7
    Papua New Guinea 39 0.9
    United Kingdom 282 6.9
    Other 26 0.6
    Others 85 2.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 2580 66.7
    No Religion 1250 32.3
    Other Religious Groups 21 0.5
    Buddhism 15 0.4
    Islam 3 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 215 13.9
    $400-$599 278 18.0
    $600-$799 204 13.2
    $800-$999 149 9.7
    $1,000-$1,249 148 9.6
    Others 548 35.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1639 51.4
    Employed, worked full-time 778 24.4
    Employed, worked part-time 478 15.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 189 5.9
    Employed, away from work 105 3.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Technicians & trades workers 223 16.4
    Community & personal service workers 178 13.1
    Sales 135 9.9
    Machinery operators & drivers 223 16.4
    Labourers 274 20.2
    Others 324 23.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 46 5.1
    Infants/Primary 429 47.8
    Secondary 244 27.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 117 13.0
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 39 4.3
    Others 23 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3858 93.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 236 5.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 43 1.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 10 0.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 661 39.7
    Fully owned 560 33.6
    Being purchased 435 26.1
    Other tenure type 10 0.6
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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