Suburb Profile Report for Ballarat Central VIC (3350)

Ballarat Central House: Median price $525,000, Annual capital growth 8.06%, Number of sales 126, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Ballarat Central Unit: Median price $281,000, Annual capital growth 4.51%, Number of sales 21, Weekly median advertised rent $290

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: Monthly data update for May 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Feb 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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VIC has seen average median house prices change by 2.87% which means that Ballarat Central, 3350 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 22.95% over the last year

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Ballarat Central,3350 has racked up an average of 22.95% over the period. This ranks it number 126th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

State is the 6th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -6.51% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Ballarat Central itself are offering an average vendor discount of -6.07% to real estate investors.

In the last year 126 properties changed hands in Ballarat Central, which puts it as the 178th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

With the median price for a house in Ballarat Central being $525000 and the advertised rent reaching $350 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.47%

Ballarat Central, 3350 ranked 156th in VIC when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Ballarat Central is one of 2099 in our list for VIC

A 33.81% growth in median value for property investors in Ballarat Central,3350 puts this suburb at number 9th in terms of best performing suburbs in VIC

With the median price for a house in Ballarat Central being $281000 and the advertised rent reaching $290 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 5.37%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$525,000 $281,000
1.94% 11.95%
22.95% 5.90%
8.06% 4.51%
$350 $290
126 21
3.47% 5.37%
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Source: Monthly data update for May 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Feb 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Demographics
Total population 5464
Median household income ($/weekly) 982
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1300
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 580 10.6
    25-34 years 784 14.3
    35-44 years 749 13.7
    45-54 years 752 13.8
    55-64 years 602 11.0
    Others 1998 36.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2053 51.8
    Registered Married 1505 38.0
    Defacto Relationship 403 10.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4620 89.2
    Indonesia 73 1.4
    Papua New Guinea 49 0.9
    United Kingdom 149 2.9
    Other 71 1.4
    Others 220 4.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 44 0.9
    Christianity 3159 64.3
    Hinduism 16 0.3
    Other Religious Groups 48 1.0
    No Religion 1627 33.1
    Others 21 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 199 9.7
    $400-$599 260 12.7
    $600-$799 238 11.6
    $800-$999 220 10.7
    $1,500-$1,999 228 11.1
    Others 908 44.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1603 37.1
    Not in the labour force 1451 33.6
    Employed, worked part-time 936 21.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 180 4.2
    Employed, away from work 152 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 317 11.8
    Professionals 816 30.3
    Technicians & trades workers 329 12.2
    Community & personal service workers 310 11.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 293 10.9
    Others 626 23.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 81 5.8
    Infants/Primary 380 27.2
    Secondary 307 22.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 134 9.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 452 32.3
    Others 44 3.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4286 86.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 365 7.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 298 6.0
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 13 0.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 918 41.7
    Fully owned 653 29.7
    Being purchased 626 28.4
    Other tenure type 5 0.2
    Tenure Type
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