Suburb Profile Report for St James WA (6102)

St James House: Median price $522,500, Annual capital growth 2.55%, Number of sales 64, Weekly median advertised rent $350

St James Unit: Median price $190,000, Annual capital growth -3.78%, Number of sales 11, Weekly median advertised rent $345

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

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

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St James has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of WA, giving investors a capital gain of -1.69% to date .

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, St James,6102 has racked up an average of -1.69% over the period. This ranks it number 3792th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that St James is offering property investors an average of -9.03. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 160th in terms of most discounted suburbs in WA

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $18200 per annum or $350 every week.

Property investors who have had real estate in St James, 6102 should be unhappy with this WA suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -23.08%

Comparing St James,6102 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed better across the longer period

Property investors looking for a bargain in St James should be aiming for at least -15.15% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

St James is 14th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in WA with a 6.75% return

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$522,500 $190,000
-0.48% -33.33%
-2.79% -44.12%
2.55% -3.78%
$350 $345
64 11
3.48% 9.44%
65.270836 N/A

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

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 4532
Median household income ($/weekly) 1222
Median age of persons 30
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 393 8.7
    20-24 years 661 14.6
    25-34 years 1018 22.5
    35-44 years 607 13.4
    45-54 years 482 10.6
    Others 1372 30.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1805 53.9
    Registered Married 1162 34.7
    Defacto Relationship 381 11.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2345 56.0
    Indonesia 141 3.4
    Malta 179 4.3
    United Kingdom 294 7.0
    Other 401 9.6
    Others 824 19.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 207 5.1
    Christianity 2194 54.5
    Hinduism 113 2.8
    Islam 251 6.2
    No Religion 1186 29.5
    Others 72 1.8
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 132 8.5
    $400-$599 133 8.6
    $600-$799 139 9.0
    $1,500-$1,999 201 13.0
    $2,500-$2,999 160 10.3
    Others 784 50.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1352 38.2
    Not in the labour force 1136 32.1
    Employed, worked part-time 754 21.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 168 4.8
    Employed, away from work 126 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 630 28.3
    Technicians & trades workers 324 14.5
    Community & personal service workers 252 11.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 303 13.6
    Labourers 205 9.2
    Others 513 23.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 280 22.7
    Secondary 136 11.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 155 12.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 574 46.4
    Other type of educational institution 50 4.0
    Others 41 3.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3239 79.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 447 11.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 392 9.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 822 48.6
    Being purchased 501 29.6
    Fully owned 361 21.3
    Other tenure type 9 0.5
    Tenure Type
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