Suburb Profile Report for St James WA (6102)

St James House: Median price $515,000, Annual capital growth 2.46%, Number of sales 67, Weekly median advertised rent $360

St James Unit: Median price $260,000, Annual capital growth 7.50%, Number of sales 13, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

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

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Giving property investors a an average capital gain of -1.90% for the last year, St James, 6102 is the 2289th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

St James,6102 was ranked 2058 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that St James is offering property investors an average of -8.49. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 187th in terms of most discounted suburbs in WA

At number 1727 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, St James is just in the top half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 71.22 for properties listed there.

Situated 7.20km from the CBD, St James is one of Canning (C) localities in the postcode 6102.

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in St James has fallen somewhat when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

At number 669 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, St James is just in the bottom half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 75.5455 for properties listed there.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $17160 per annum or $330 every week.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$515,000 $260,000
-0.48% 15.56%
-1.90% N/A
2.46% 7.50%
$360 $330
67 13
3.63% 6.60%
71.22 75.5454545454546

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

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Above average (H)
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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
Census 2011, ABS
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