Suburb Profile Report for Leopold VIC (3224)

Leopold House: Median price $470,000, Annual capital growth 4.94%, Number of sales 216, Weekly median advertised rent $370

Leopold Unit: Median price $345,000, Annual capital growth 4.36%, Number of sales 26, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Leopold has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of VIC, giving investors a capital gain of 10.59% to date .

The five-year average increase in median property values for Leopold,3224 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 32.39% across each of those five years.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Leopold are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -3.80% below the asking price at the moment.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 18.00 sales per month, which equates to 216 per year.

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Leopold, 3224 to the rest of Australia, it performed very well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this VIC suburb was 16.95%.

While Leopold,3224 ranked number 104th in VIC for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 192th over the last 5 years.

State is the 6th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -4.65% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Leopold itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.56% to real estate investors.

Advertised rents are around the $320 mark per week – giving a return of 4.82% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$470,000 $345,000
2.17% 2.99%
10.59% 16.95%
4.94% 4.36%
$370 $320
216 26
4.09% 4.82%
37.18 41.08

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 10111
Median household income ($/weekly) 1191
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1565
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1394 13.8
    25-34 years 1205 11.9
    35-44 years 1408 13.9
    45-54 years 1325 13.1
    55-64 years 1195 11.8
    Others 3584 35.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4237 57.6
    Not Married 2440 33.2
    Defacto Relationship 681 9.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8486 86.8
    Japan 93 1.0
    Papua New Guinea 101 1.0
    United Kingdom 558 5.7
    Other 106 1.1
    Others 433 4.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 64 0.7
    Christianity 6666 71.7
    Islam 40 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 22 0.2
    No Religion 2490 26.8
    Others 13 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 369 11.3
    $600-$799 348 10.6
    $800-$999 338 10.3
    $1,500-$1,999 523 16.0
    $2,000-$2,499 355 10.8
    Others 1345 41.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2906 37.3
    Not in the labour force 2744 35.2
    Employed, worked part-time 1642 21.1
    Employed, away from work 299 3.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 202 2.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 732 15.1
    Technicians & trades workers 935 19.3
    Community & personal service workers 565 11.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 697 14.4
    Sales 552 11.4
    Others 1366 28.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 179 7.6
    Infants/Primary 880 37.6
    Secondary 702 30.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 259 11.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 236 10.1
    Others 85 3.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 8885 93.5
    Flat, unit or apartment 384 4.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 141 1.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 97 1.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1619 45.3
    Fully owned 1416 39.6
    Rented 498 13.9
    Other tenure type 44 1.2
    Tenure Type
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