Suburb Profile Report for Tapping WA (6065)

Tapping House: Median price $465,000, Annual capital growth 0.70%, Number of sales 129, Weekly median advertised rent $450

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: Monthly data update for Nov 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Aug 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Tapping has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of WA, giving investors a capital gain of -2.11% to date .

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Tapping has given property investors a paper return of -2.36%. This puts Suburb as 320 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in WA

The most recent median price for Tapping is $465000, with sellers offering an average of -5.67% off the asking price.

At number 1431 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Tapping is in the TOP 40% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 70.8739 for properties listed there.

With the median price for a house in Tapping being $465000 and the advertised rent reaching $450 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 5.03%

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Originally a part of the Carramar estate, Tapping came into being in the early 1990s as a suburb within the City of Wanneroo. Tapping is approximately 2 square kilometres and has one large park, Ashley Park, covering nearly 1% of total area, as well as several other family friendly parks dotted throughout the suburb. Rapid growth took place between 2001 and 2011 as large numbers of new dwellings were added to the area. The suburb is now in its final development stages.

Selling points: 
Besides its newness and affordability, Tapping attracts families for its proximity to schools. St Stephen's School (Private), an extension of the original St Stephens School in Duncraig, supports both primary and secondary education. Tapping also has a public school, Tapping Primary School which opened at the start of 2007. The school provides education for Kindergarten through to Year 7. Both of these schools are located on St Stephens Crescent.

Most sought-after properties: 
Approximately 65% of households are couples with children. Family sized 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms homes with low maintenance gardens and air conditioning are most popular.

Most common properties:  
The suburb consists primarily of new, modest size family houses with the remaining properties being duplexes and units.

Public transport: 
The suburb is served by bus links which provides connections back to the Joondalup Line via either the Whitfords or Joondalup railway routes through Ocean Reef go to Joondalup or Whitfords train stations/shopping centres. 

Main arteries: 
Tapping is bounded by Joondalup Drive in the north, Pinjar Road in the east, Conti Road, the southern edge of Ashley Park, Watkins Loop and the southern edge of the Pineview Lifestyle Village in the south, and Wanneroo Road in the west.
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$465,000 N/A
-2.36% N/A
-2.11% N/A
0.70% N/A
$450 N/A
129 N/A
5.03% N/A
70.8739495798319 N/A

Source: Monthly data update for Nov 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Aug 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Balanced (U)
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Total population 8945
Median household income ($/weekly) 1946
Median age of persons 30
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2500
Average household size 3.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    0-4 years 1045 11.7
    5-14 years 1579 17.6
    25-34 years 1635 18.3
    35-44 years 1750 19.6
    45-54 years 942 10.5
    Others 1996 22.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3520 60.1
    Not Married 1625 27.7
    Defacto Relationship 715 12.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4340 50.8
    Papua New Guinea 280 3.3
    South Africa 384 4.5
    United Kingdom 2428 28.4
    Other 472 5.5
    Others 643 7.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 5542 67.0
    Hinduism 149 1.8
    Islam 101 1.2
    Other Religious Groups 126 1.5
    No Religion 2265 27.4
    Others 83 1.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,250-$1,499 189 7.8
    $1,500-$1,999 405 16.7
    $2,000-$2,499 406 16.8
    $2,500-$2,999 347 14.3
    $3,000-$3,499 229 9.5
    Others 847 35.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 3033 50.1
    Employed, worked part-time 1294 21.4
    Not in the labour force 1284 21.2
    Employed, away from work 298 4.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 139 2.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 479 10.4
    Professionals 806 17.4
    Technicians & trades workers 993 21.5
    Community & personal service workers 517 11.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 714 15.4
    Others 1115 24.1
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 209 8.5
    Infants/Primary 1140 46.3
    Secondary 583 23.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 175 7.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 300 12.2
    Others 57 2.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 8424 99.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 43 0.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 4 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1834 66.8
    Rented 468 17.0
    Fully owned 436 15.9
    Other tenure type 8 0.3
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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