Suburb Profile Report for St James WA (6102)

St James House: Median price $500,000, Annual capital growth 1.20%, Number of sales 61, Weekly median advertised rent $370

St James Unit: Median price $336,000, Annual capital growth 5.48%, Number of sales 11, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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Giving property investors a an unimpressive capital gain of -2.91% for the last year, St James, 6102 is the 2939th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

A -11.50% growth in median value for property investors in St James,6102 puts this suburb at number 55th in terms of best performing suburbs in WA

Property investors looking for a bargain in St James should be aiming for at least -8.97% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Advertised rents are around the $370 mark per week – giving a return of 3.85% based on the median price in Suburb

WA has seen average median house prices change by -3.91% which means that St James, 6102 has not done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 29.23% over the last year

St James,6102 has offered an average of 29.23% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Using the current median advertised rental of $330 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 5.48%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.11%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$500,000 $336,000
4.06% -4.00%
-2.91% 29.23%
1.20% 5.48%
$370 $330
61 11
3.85% 5.11%
95.6521739130435 N/A

Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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