Suburb Profile Report for Williamstown VIC (3016)

Williamstown House: Median price $1,280,000, Annual capital growth 5.57%, Number of sales 159, Weekly median advertised rent $650

Williamstown Unit: Median price $665,000, Annual capital growth 5.45%, Number of sales 33, Weekly median advertised rent $460

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

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

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Williamstown has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of VIC, giving investors a capital gain of -14.67% to date .

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Williamstown comes in at number 523th in VIC.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Williamstown is offering property investors an average of -6.90. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 278th in terms of most discounted suburbs in VIC

In the last year 159 properties changed hands in Williamstown, which puts it as the 130th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Situated 8.07km from the CBD, Williamstown is one of Hobsons Bay (C) localities in the postcode 3016.

Property value increases in Williamstown have tracked just higher than the VIC average of 0.68% over the last 12 months.

Comparing Williamstown,3016 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,280,000 $665,000
-2.66% 7.26%
-14.67% 6.68%
5.57% 5.45%
$650 $460
159 33
2.64% 3.60%
80.6835443037975 105.6

Source: Monthly data update for Nov 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Aug 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 13202
Median household income ($/weekly) 1792
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1879 14.2
    25-34 years 1174 8.9
    35-44 years 2076 15.7
    45-54 years 2384 18.1
    55-64 years 1652 12.5
    Others 4037 30.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 5092 52.7
    Not Married 3774 39.0
    Defacto Relationship 804 8.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 9897 78.4
    Japan 137 1.1
    Papua New Guinea 207 1.6
    United Kingdom 875 6.9
    Other 391 3.1
    Others 1117 8.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 160 1.3
    Christianity 7941 65.6
    Hinduism 83 0.7
    Islam 106 0.9
    No Religion 3754 31.0
    Others 68 0.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 484 11.0
    $2,000-$2,499 364 8.3
    $2,500-$2,999 613 13.9
    $3,000-$3,499 403 9.1
    $4,000 or more 411 9.3
    Others 2136 48.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 4159 41.4
    Not in the labour force 3104 30.9
    Employed, worked part-time 2145 21.4
    Employed, away from work 349 3.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 283 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1270 19.1
    Professionals 2229 33.5
    Technicians & trades workers 624 9.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 1001 15.1
    Sales 521 7.8
    Others 1006 15.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 277 8.0
    Infants/Primary 1188 34.2
    Secondary 1027 29.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 196 5.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 686 19.8
    Others 95 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 8873 71.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2319 18.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 1191 9.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 63 0.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1821 38.0
    Being purchased 1654 34.5
    Rented 1287 26.9
    Other tenure type 29 0.6
    Tenure Type
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