Suburb Profile Report for Kensington WA (6151)

Kensington House: Median price $926,000, Annual capital growth 2.91%, Number of sales 54, Weekly median advertised rent $445

Kensington Unit: Median price $390,000, Annual capital growth 3.95%, Number of sales 11, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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

Source: Monthly data update for Feb 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Nov 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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With a capital gain of 3.46% for the last 12 months, Kensington, 6151 has performed for property investments than its average annual 2.91% property growth over the last 5 years.

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

The most recent median price for Kensington is $926000, with sellers offering an average of -6.63% off the asking price.

Situated 4.02km from the CBD, Kensington is one of South Perth (C) localities in the postcode 6151.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 0.92 sales per month, which equates to 11 per year.

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

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$926,000 $390,000
1.20% N/A
3.46% N/A
2.91% 3.95%
$445 $350
54 11
2.50% 4.67%
57 78.4

Source: Monthly data update for Feb 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Nov 2019. 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 4453
Median household income ($/weekly) 2100
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2383
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 676 15.2
    25-34 years 534 12.0
    35-44 years 778 17.5
    45-54 years 657 14.8
    55-64 years 494 11.1
    Others 1314 29.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1500 49.3
    Not Married 1203 39.6
    Defacto Relationship 337 11.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3118 73.4
    Malta 49 1.2
    Papua New Guinea 95 2.2
    United Kingdom 391 9.2
    Other 180 4.2
    Others 414 9.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 70 1.7
    Christianity 2568 63.1
    Islam 49 1.2
    Other Religious Groups 32 0.8
    No Religion 1320 32.4
    Others 29 0.7
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 146 10.6
    $2,000-$2,499 121 8.8
    $2,500-$2,999 222 16.2
    $3,000-$3,499 161 11.7
    $4,000 or more 135 9.8
    Others 588 42.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1450 44.8
    Not in the labour force 844 26.1
    Employed, worked part-time 717 22.2
    Employed, away from work 129 4.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 95 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 394 17.2
    Professionals 823 35.8
    Technicians & trades workers 206 9.0
    Community & personal service workers 178 7.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 331 14.4
    Others 365 15.9
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 88 6.9
    Infants/Primary 454 35.6
    Secondary 314 24.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 93 7.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 293 23.0
    Others 33 2.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3659 90.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 299 7.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 106 2.6
    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 618 40.7
    Rented 462 30.5
    Fully owned 424 27.9
    Other tenure type 13 0.9
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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