Suburb Profile Report for Newtown VIC (3220)

Newtown House: Median price $720,000, Annual capital growth 3.34%, Number of sales 219, Weekly median advertised rent $400

Newtown Unit: Median price $405,000, Annual capital growth 5.62%, Number of sales 64, Weekly median advertised rent $310

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Newtown is in the bottom 10% in VIC when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Newtown gave property investors a dismal capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -0.69%.

A $400 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.89%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 3.34%.

Over the last year, property investments in Newtown, 3220 have given investors a capital gain of -3.57%. This compares very badly with the 6.72% for VIC as a whole.

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

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$720,000 $405,000
N/A -0.61%
-0.69% -3.57%
3.34% 5.62%
$400 $310
219 64
2.89% 3.98%
N/A N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 9681
Median household income ($/weekly) 1328
Median age of persons 40
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1800
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1353 14.0
    25-34 years 968 10.0
    35-44 years 1353 14.0
    45-54 years 1531 15.8
    55-64 years 1186 12.3
    Others 3290 34.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3672 52.1
    Not Married 2872 40.7
    Defacto Relationship 508 7.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8089 86.6
    Greece 69 0.7
    Papua New Guinea 83 0.9
    United Kingdom 373 4.0
    Other 166 1.8
    Others 560 6.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 94 1.0
    Christianity 6389 71.1
    Islam 43 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 49 0.5
    No Religion 2367 26.4
    Others 40 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 332 9.9
    $600-$799 303 9.0
    $800-$999 295 8.8
    $1,500-$1,999 402 11.9
    $2,500-$2,999 356 10.6
    Others 1678 49.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2837 37.9
    Not in the labour force 2487 33.2
    Employed, worked part-time 1668 22.3
    Employed, away from work 277 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 212 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 712 14.9
    Professionals 1505 31.5
    Technicians & trades workers 531 11.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 586 12.3
    Sales 468 9.8
    Others 979 20.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 206 7.8
    Infants/Primary 875 33.0
    Secondary 791 29.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 181 6.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 531 20.0
    Others 66 2.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 7678 85.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 686 7.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 649 7.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 21 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1451 39.2
    Being purchased 1161 31.4
    Rented 1061 28.7
    Other tenure type 30 0.8
    Tenure Type
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