Suburb Profile Report for Bittern VIC (3918)

Bittern House: Median price $585,000, Annual capital growth 6.83%, Number of sales 52, Weekly median advertised rent $450

Bittern Unit: Median price $517,500, Annual capital growth N/A, Number of sales 12, Weekly median advertised rent $420

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

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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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Bittern, 3918 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this VIC suburb was -7.14%.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Bittern has given property investors a paper return of -0.43%. This puts Suburb as 602 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in VIC

Property buyers and investors in Bittern 3918 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -9.45% . This means that Bittern is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in VIC.

Property investors should expect to get $450 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Situated 61.21km from the CBD, Bittern is one of Mornington Peninsula (S) localities in the postcode 3918.

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Distance doesn’t curb house price hikes
Median house price: $465,000
Three-year growth: 16.25%
Rental yield: 4.25%

Despite being a little further out from Melbourne’s CBD, the rural suburb of Bittern is still attracting plenty of buyers as an affordable suburb within Western Port’s urban enclave.

This is evidenced by the suburb’s nigh-22% increase in house prices over the past 12 months, resuming a five-year trend of positive growth. While the value hike over the March 2017 quarter was slighter at just 0.49%, the suburb still boasts a strong average annual growth rate of almost 7%.

Bittern is about 10 minutes away from Balnarring Beach, and just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne. The suburb itself is home to a primary school and a stadium for sports like basketball and netball. Bittern railway station is part of the Stony Port line, while buses run to and from Frankston Station.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$585,000 $517,500
-0.43% 20.91%
-7.14% N/A
6.83% N/A
$450 $420
52 12
4.00% 4.22%
87.1395348837209 N/A

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.

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Very good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3378
Median household income ($/weekly) 1284
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 540 16.0
    25-34 years 328 9.7
    35-44 years 522 15.5
    45-54 years 554 16.4
    55-64 years 391 11.6
    Others 1043 30.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1336 55.3
    Not Married 801 33.2
    Defacto Relationship 279 11.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2753 85.3
    New Zealand 27 0.8
    Papua New Guinea 34 1.1
    United Kingdom 304 9.4
    Other 28 0.9
    Others 80 2.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 1814 59.7
    No Religion 1174 38.7
    Other Religious Groups 22 0.7
    Buddhism 20 0.7
    Judaism 6 0.2
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 107 10.4
    $1,000-$1,249 105 10.2
    $1,250-$1,499 111 10.8
    $1,500-$1,999 163 15.8
    $2,000-$2,499 103 10.0
    Others 440 42.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 993 39.3
    Not in the labour force 807 32.0
    Employed, worked part-time 550 21.8
    Employed, away from work 91 3.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 84 3.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 178 10.9
    Professionals 215 13.2
    Technicians & trades workers 379 23.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 210 12.9
    Sales 187 11.5
    Others 464 28.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 63 7.4
    Infants/Primary 344 40.3
    Secondary 263 30.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 98 11.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 68 8.0
    Others 17 2.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3039 95.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 97 3.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 29 0.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 3 0.1
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 641 57.0
    Fully owned 343 30.5
    Rented 135 12.0
    Other tenure type 6 0.5
    Tenure Type
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