Suburb Profile Report for Scarborough WA (6019)

Scarborough House: Median price $750,000, Annual capital growth 0.39%, Number of sales 262, Weekly median advertised rent $550

Scarborough Unit: Median price $472,000, Annual capital growth 1.05%, Number of sales 360, Weekly median advertised rent $430

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Source: Monthly data update for Jul 2021 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Apr 2021. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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With a capital gain of 5.63% for the last 12 months, Scarborough, 6019 has performed for property investments than its average annual 0.39% property growth over the last 5 years.

Comparing Scarborough,6019 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed better across the longer period

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -4.14% to buyers in Scarborough at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of WA.

Property value increases in Scarborough have tracked close to the WA average of 4.62% over the last 12 months.

Scarborough,6019 has offered an average of 4.66% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

State is the 2nd most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -5.31% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Scarborough itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.30% to real estate investors.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Scarborough the average time real estate has been on the market is 53.9932 days.

Scarborough, 6019’s gross rental yield is 4.74%

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Postcode: 6019

Median house price: $742,000

Stock on market: 24.6%

12-month growth: -1.1%

The large suburb of Scarborough is a popular coastal spot made to maximise visitors and water sports enthusiasts to Scarborough Beach, which became the site of the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships for four years.

Named for a beach resort in England’s North Yorkshire, Scarborough is home to restaurants, cafes and a thriving nightlife scene. One of its most well-known landmarks is the Rendezvous Observation City, which was built in 1986. In addition to the focus on entertainment, Scarborough also houses Scarborough Primary School.

In September 2017, this suburb recorded 132 houses on the market – 12 months on, this number has skyrocketed to nearly 200. In the same period, house values stumbled by 1.1% to continue a negative trend observed in 2015, when prices dropped by 4.9%. By contrast, however, unit stock fell from 79 to 67.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$750,000 $472,000
2.05% 3.74%
5.63% 4.66%
0.39% 1.05%
$550 $430
262 360
3.81% 4.74%
49.7978723404255 53.9932203389831

Source: Monthly data update for Jul 2021 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Apr 2021. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 14271
Median household income ($/weekly) 1566
Median age of persons 34
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 1297 9.1
    25-34 years 3723 26.1
    35-44 years 2259 15.8
    45-54 years 1725 12.1
    55-64 years 1357 9.5
    Others 3911 27.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 5085 48.7
    Registered Married 3588 34.4
    Defacto Relationship 1766 16.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8222 65.0
    Italy 303 2.4
    Papua New Guinea 717 5.7
    United Kingdom 1312 10.4
    Other 718 5.7
    Others 1375 10.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 182 1.5
    Christianity 7423 61.5
    Hinduism 88 0.7
    Islam 103 0.9
    No Religion 4143 34.3
    Others 125 1.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $800-$999 422 7.8
    $1,000-$1,249 419 7.8
    $1,500-$1,999 676 12.5
    $2,000-$2,499 462 8.6
    $2,500-$2,999 746 13.8
    Others 2670 49.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 5652 50.8
    Not in the labour force 2535 22.8
    Employed, worked part-time 2141 19.2
    Employed, away from work 492 4.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 312 2.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1035 12.5
    Professionals 2491 30.1
    Technicians & trades workers 1315 15.9
    Community & personal service workers 756 9.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 1151 13.9
    Others 1541 18.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 146 6.3
    Infants/Primary 627 26.9
    Secondary 396 17.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 337 14.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 743 31.9
    Others 83 3.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5183 42.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 4067 33.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 3025 24.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 2641 44.1
    Being purchased 1804 30.2
    Fully owned 1519 25.4
    Other tenure type 18 0.3
    Tenure Type
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