Suburb Profile Report for Port Fairy VIC (3284)

Port Fairy House: Median price $560,000, Annual capital growth 5.73%, Number of sales 86, Weekly median advertised rent $355

Port Fairy Unit: Median price $475,000, Annual capital growth 5.68%, Number of sales 18, Weekly median advertised rent N/A

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Port Fairy has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of VIC, giving investors a capital gain of 16.67% to date .

Port Fairy,3284 was ranked 1414 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

State is the 7th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.17% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Port Fairy itself are offering an average vendor discount of -3.99% to real estate investors.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $4260 per annum or $355 every week.

Port Fairy, 3284 ranked 184th in VIC when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Port Fairy is one of 2098 in our list for VIC

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Located along the Great Ocean Road, Port Fairy is one of Victoria’s top destinations. Homebuyers are showing much interest in this area, as its average vacancy rate plunged from 2.9% in January 2017 to a very tight 0.5% after 12 monthsFull summary

Vacancies plummet in coastal suburb

Postcode: 3284

Median unit price: $440,000

Vacancy rate: 0.5%

Three-year growth: 17.3%

Located along the Great Ocean Road, Port Fairy is one of Victoria’s top destinations. Homebuyers are showing much interest in this area, as its average vacancy rate plunged from 2.9% in January 2017 to a very tight 0.5% after 12 months.

Apartments are affordable despite nearly 20% growth in the three months to January 2018, which could contribute to its appeal. Prices have been increasing steadily since 2015, which spells good news for its long-term appeal.

Port Fairy is the last stop on Shipwreck Coast, and it teems with history. The suburb is home to old church and 19th-century cottages. It has a lively arts scene, an excellent water activity scene given its proximity to the coast and excellent food.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$560,000 $475,000
1.82% -4.04%
16.67% 7.95%
5.73% 5.68%
$355 N/A
86 18
3.30% N/A
103.28 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3092
Median household income ($/weekly) 924
Median age of persons 48
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1588
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 332 10.7
    35-44 years 341 11.0
    45-54 years 401 13.0
    55-64 years 510 16.5
    65-74 years 398 12.9
    Others 1111 35.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1156 52.9
    Not Married 827 37.8
    Defacto Relationship 203 9.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2699 92.4
    New Zealand 16 0.5
    Papua New Guinea 27 0.9
    United Kingdom 121 4.1
    Other 19 0.7
    Others 39 1.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 16 0.6
    Christianity 2034 72.6
    Hinduism 6 0.2
    Other Religious Groups 9 0.3
    No Religion 734 26.2
    Others 4 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 112 10.2
    $400-$599 168 15.2
    $600-$799 126 11.4
    $800-$999 113 10.2
    $1,500-$1,999 129 11.7
    Others 455 41.3
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 997 41.3
    Employed, worked full-time 756 31.3
    Employed, worked part-time 495 20.5
    Employed, away from work 106 4.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 58 2.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 253 18.7
    Professionals 295 21.8
    Technicians & trades workers 198 14.6
    Community & personal service workers 139 10.3
    Labourers 136 10.0
    Others 333 24.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 56 10.3
    Infants/Primary 212 39.0
    Secondary 163 30.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 48 8.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 54 9.9
    Others 10 1.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2482 91.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 159 5.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 47 1.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 13 0.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 16 0.6
    Others 6 0.2
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 567 47.5
    Being purchased 322 27.0
    Rented 297 24.9
    Other tenure type 8 0.7
    Tenure Type
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