Suburb Profile Report for Caulfield VIC (3162)

Caulfield House: Median price $1,520,500, Annual capital growth 6.19%, Number of sales 43, Weekly median advertised rent $680

Caulfield Unit: Median price $685,250, Annual capital growth 4.40%, Number of sales 31, Weekly median advertised rent $470

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Property value increases in Caulfield have tracked lower than the VIC average of 3.76% over the last 12 months.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Caulfield comes in at number 681th in VIC.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Caulfield the average time real estate has been on the market is 44.43 days.

A $680 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.33%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 6.19%.

Over the last year, property investments in Caulfield, 3162 have given investors a capital gain of -6.13%. This compares very badly with the 2.97% for VIC as a whole.

Comparing Caulfield,3162 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Using the current median advertised rental of $470 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 4.40%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.57%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,520,500 $685,250
-11.11% -3.82%
-21.74% -6.13%
6.19% 4.40%
$680 $470
43 31
2.33% 3.57%
44.43 49.42

Source: CoreLogic

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DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5160
Median household income ($/weekly) 1420
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 523 10.1
    25-34 years 717 13.9
    35-44 years 683 13.2
    45-54 years 581 11.3
    55-64 years 651 12.6
    Others 2006 38.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1898 50.4
    Not Married 1617 43.0
    Defacto Relationship 248 6.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2676 55.1
    Poland 196 4.0
    South Africa 303 6.2
    United Kingdom 127 2.6
    Other 863 17.8
    Others 692 14.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 74 1.6
    Christianity 1239 27.0
    Hinduism 101 2.2
    Judaism 2352 51.2
    No Religion 775 16.9
    Others 52 1.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 132 7.8
    $600-$799 148 8.7
    $1,250-$1,499 141 8.3
    $1,500-$1,999 183 10.8
    $2,500-$2,999 183 10.8
    Others 908 53.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1502 37.1
    Employed, worked full-time 1433 35.4
    Employed, worked part-time 863 21.3
    Employed, away from work 131 3.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 119 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 375 15.5
    Professionals 883 36.5
    Technicians & trades workers 194 8.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 333 13.7
    Sales 261 10.8
    Others 376 15.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 100 8.5
    Infants/Primary 344 29.4
    Secondary 282 24.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 76 6.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 329 28.1
    Others 39 3.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2526 55.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1140 24.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 902 19.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 23 0.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 785 42.5
    Rented 579 31.3
    Being purchased 466 25.2
    Other tenure type 18 1.0
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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