Suburb Profile Report for Barwon Heads VIC (3227)

Barwon Heads House: Median price $915,000, Annual capital growth 7.27%, Number of sales 77, Weekly median advertised rent $420

Barwon Heads Unit: Median price $635,000, Annual capital growth 4.48%, Number of sales 11, Weekly median advertised rent $415

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Property value increases in Barwon Heads have tracked just lower than the VIC average of 11.73% over the last 12 months.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Barwon Heads,3227 has racked up an average of 8.93% over the period. This ranks it number 1385th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Situated 65.65km from the CBD, Barwon Heads is one of Greater Geelong localities in the postcode 3227.

With a capital gain of 13.65% for the last 12 months, Barwon Heads, 3227 has performed for property investments than its average annual 4.48% property growth over the last 5 years.

Barwon Heads is 285th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in VIC with a 3.40% return

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$915,000 $635,000
-2.92% N/A
8.93% 13.65%
7.27% 4.48%
$420 $415
77 11
2.39% 3.40%
N/A N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 3535
Median household income ($/weekly) 1428
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 569 16.1
    25-34 years 294 8.3
    35-44 years 622 17.6
    45-54 years 525 14.8
    55-64 years 437 12.4
    Others 1089 30.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1286 55.4
    Not Married 796 34.3
    Defacto Relationship 241 10.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2959 89.7
    Papua New Guinea 29 0.9
    United Kingdom 186 5.6
    United States of America 17 0.5
    Other 20 0.6
    Others 87 2.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 42 1.4
    Christianity 1801 58.7
    Hinduism 7 0.2
    Other Religious Groups 7 0.2
    No Religion 1204 39.2
    Others 9 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 99 9.1
    $1,000-$1,249 105 9.7
    $1,500-$1,999 162 15.0
    $2,000-$2,499 123 11.4
    $2,500-$2,999 127 11.7
    Others 467 43.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 956 37.9
    Not in the labour force 837 33.2
    Employed, worked part-time 588 23.3
    Employed, away from work 76 3.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 65 2.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 232 14.3
    Professionals 515 31.7
    Technicians & trades workers 265 16.3
    Community & personal service workers 163 10.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 152 9.4
    Others 297 18.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 86 9.8
    Infants/Primary 349 39.7
    Secondary 255 29.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 81 9.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 94 10.7
    Others 15 1.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2904 93.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 134 4.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 72 2.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 9 0.3
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.2
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 474 39.0
    Fully owned 448 36.8
    Rented 289 23.8
    Other tenure type 5 0.4
    Tenure Type
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