Suburb Profile Report for Ararat VIC (3377)

Ararat House: Median price $193,750, Annual capital growth 2.46%, Number of sales 185, Weekly median advertised rent $260

Ararat Unit: Median price $133,000, Annual capital growth 6.03%, Number of sales 10, Weekly median advertised rent $220

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Ararat, 3377 have given investors a capital gain of -2.15%. This compares very badly with the 8.91% for VIC as a whole.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Ararat has given property investors a paper return of -0.64%. This puts Suburb as 503 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in VIC

Ararat, 3377 is offering VIC ‘s 118th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the TOP 20% of discounts offered by this VIC.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Ararat the average time real estate has been on the market is 112.92 days.

Ararat is 15th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in VIC with a 6.98% return

Investment property in Ararat has done poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of -9.52%

Comparing Ararat,3377 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed better across the longer period

In the last year 10 properties changed hands in Ararat, which puts it as the 381th most active market in VIC when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$193,750 $133,000
-0.64% 20.91%
-2.15% -9.52%
2.46% 6.03%
$260 $220
185 10
6.98% 8.60%
112.92 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 8076
Median household income ($/weekly) 851
Median age of persons 43
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1000
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 968 12.0
    35-44 years 1036 12.8
    45-54 years 1139 14.1
    55-64 years 1097 13.6
    65-74 years 822 10.2
    Others 3014 37.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2668 48.0
    Not Married 2334 42.0
    Defacto Relationship 554 10.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 7020 90.8
    Papua New Guinea 121 1.6
    Philippines 39 0.5
    United Kingdom 197 2.5
    Other 101 1.3
    Others 250 3.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 42 0.6
    Christianity 4787 68.5
    Hinduism 19 0.3
    Islam 36 0.5
    No Religion 2079 29.8
    Others 25 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 299 10.9
    $400-$599 425 15.5
    $600-$799 392 14.3
    $800-$999 299 10.9
    $1,500-$1,999 279 10.1
    Others 1055 38.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2900 45.9
    Employed, worked full-time 1962 31.1
    Employed, worked part-time 1092 17.3
    Employed, away from work 226 3.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 136 2.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 373 11.4
    Professionals 406 12.4
    Technicians & trades workers 454 13.8
    Community & personal service workers 539 16.4
    Labourers 587 17.9
    Others 919 28.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 129 8.7
    Infants/Primary 603 40.4
    Secondary 494 33.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 113 7.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 108 7.2
    Others 44 3.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6682 94.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 244 3.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 102 1.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 31 0.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 28 0.4
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 1231 41.6
    Being purchased 941 31.8
    Rented 768 25.9
    Other tenure type 21 0.7
    Tenure Type
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