Suburb Profile Report for Geelong West VIC (3218)

Geelong West House: Median price $661,000, Annual capital growth 8.38%, Number of sales 145, Weekly median advertised rent $370

Geelong West Unit: Median price $378,000, Annual capital growth 6.98%, Number of sales 32, Weekly median advertised rent $280

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Property value increases in Geelong West have tracked higher than the VIC average of 11.69% over the last 12 months.

Comparing Geelong West,3218 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Geelong West, 3218. Typically our figures indicate that -3.18% is being offered, which puts this VIC suburb at 3439th most discounted overall in Australia.

With the median price for a house in Geelong West being $650000 and the advertised rent reaching $370 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 2.96%

Giving property investors a an average capital gain of 2.31% for the last year, Geelong West, 3218 is the 1023th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Geelong West comes in at number 288th in VIC.

At number 142th of VIC’s most discounted properties, Geelong West is in the middle of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

Geelong West, 3218’s gross rental yield is 3.95%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$661,000 $378,000
1.69% 5.00%
18.04% 8.31%
8.38% 6.98%
$370 $280
145 32
2.91% 3.85%
38.68 69.83

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 6682
Median household income ($/weekly) 1129
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1664
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 713 10.7
    25-34 years 1177 17.6
    35-44 years 1145 17.1
    45-54 years 797 11.9
    55-64 years 663 9.9
    Others 2188 32.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2480 49.4
    Registered Married 1920 38.2
    Defacto Relationship 620 12.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5264 82.6
    Croatia 75 1.2
    Japan 153 2.4
    United Kingdom 235 3.7
    Other 173 2.7
    Others 470 7.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 81 1.3
    Christianity 3991 65.3
    Hinduism 35 0.6
    Islam 80 1.3
    No Religion 1887 30.9
    Others 36 0.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 246 9.4
    $400-$599 292 11.1
    $1,000-$1,249 245 9.3
    $1,500-$1,999 316 12.0
    $2,000-$2,499 249 9.5
    Others 1275 48.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2159 41.5
    Not in the labour force 1534 29.5
    Employed, worked part-time 1134 21.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 193 3.7
    Employed, away from work 178 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 390 11.2
    Professionals 976 28.1
    Technicians & trades workers 498 14.4
    Community & personal service workers 367 10.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 427 12.3
    Others 810 23.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 128 7.7
    Infants/Primary 470 28.1
    Secondary 329 19.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 211 12.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 464 27.8
    Others 70 4.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5188 82.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 614 9.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 497 7.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 11 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1099 39.2
    Being purchased 935 33.4
    Fully owned 752 26.8
    Other tenure type 15 0.5
    Tenure Type
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