Suburb Profile Report for Willetton WA (6155)

Willetton House: Median price $705,000, Annual capital growth 3.83%, Number of sales 252, Weekly median advertised rent $400

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Willetton, 6155 to the rest of Australia, it performed somewhat poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this WA suburb was 0.71%.

Willetton,6155 has offered an average of 0.71% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Willetton, 6155 is offering WA ‘s 285th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the bottom 40% of discounts offered by this WA.

A $400 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 2.95%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 3.83%.

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Quality public education is the name of the game for Willetton, a family-oriented suburb located just 10km from the Perth CBD. Two of the state's leading public schools are located in the suburb and some locals have been known to move to the area in order for their kids to be zone-eligible.Full summary

Selling points: Willetton is a family friendly suburb, situated approximately 10km from the Perth CBD, with a resident population of around 17,000. Willetton Senior High School (WA Secondary School of the Year 2011) is the suburb’s public high school and is a big drawcard for families wanting to use the public system. This year an $80 million upgrade was announced for the school. An added bonus is that some parts of Willetton feed into nearby Rossmoyne Senior High School, another of the best publics.

Most sought after properties: Four-bedroom properties are always popular. As rental prices increase in the suburb however, many renters “make do” with three-bedroom properties, as they are at the entry level price bracket. The feedback we get is a preference for two bathrooms and a garage, rather than a carport.

Most common properties: Predominantly detached three and four-bedroom homes, 25-40 years old.

Top amenities: Quality public schools – both primary and secondary; Southlands Boulevarde Shopping Centre with Coles, Woolworths and a cinema complex; a good variety of other retail/commercial businesses;  plenty of parks and ovals; plus many churches.

Local industry and business: Whilst there are a number of retail/commercial sites throughout Willetton, most industry is situated in the next suburb (Canning Vale).

Recent changes: As the houses start to age, there has been a trend to renovate, both internally and externally. We are also finding that some people like the suburb so much that if they can’t find an upgrade property they want, they are knocking down their existing property and building to enable them to remain in the suburb (there are very few blocks of land remaining in the suburb).

Best streets: Buy close to Willetton Senior High School; in the Rossmoyne Senior High School Zone; or in the Optional Primary School Zone. Less popular areas are closer to South Street and Roe Highway because of the traffic noise.

Public transport: The suburb is well serviced by buses. Some are on the Circle Route taking passengers into the city, to universities and out to the northern and western parts of Perth; whilst others link to train stations, allowing passengers to travel to the city, south to Mandurah and beyond.

Main arteries: Willetton is well serviced by major roads. Leach Highway takes you to the beachside suburb of Fremantle (west) and the industrial area of Welshpool (north). It links with the Kwinana Freeway and Albany Highway to take you into the Perth CBD and on to the northern suburbs. Roe Highway takes you to Jandakot Airport (south) and Midland (north east).

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$705,000 N/A
-0.42% N/A
0.71% N/A
3.83% N/A
$400 N/A
252 N/A
2.95% N/A
70.72 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Balanced (U)
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Total population 17391
Median household income ($/weekly) 1731
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1800
Average household size 2.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 2357 13.6
    25-34 years 1791 10.3
    35-44 years 2317 13.3
    45-54 years 2739 15.7
    55-64 years 2486 14.3
    Others 5701 32.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 7479 55.8
    Not Married 5311 39.6
    Defacto Relationship 621 4.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 9180 54.1
    Indonesia 823 4.9
    Malta 1329 7.8
    United Kingdom 1503 8.9
    Other 940 5.5
    Others 3190 18.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 1000 6.1
    Christianity 9911 60.6
    Hinduism 855 5.2
    Islam 415 2.5
    No Religion 3952 24.2
    Others 225 1.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 404 7.8
    $1,500-$1,999 654 12.6
    $2,000-$2,499 556 10.7
    $2,500-$2,999 726 13.9
    $3,000-$3,499 460 8.8
    Others 2405 46.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 5632 40.6
    Not in the labour force 4213 30.4
    Employed, worked part-time 3051 22.0
    Employed, away from work 525 3.8
    Unemployed, looking for work 452 3.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 1014 11.0
    Professionals 2609 28.3
    Technicians & trades workers 1201 13.0
    Clerical & administrative workers 1466 15.9
    Sales 864 9.4
    Others 2050 22.3
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 214 4.3
    Infants/Primary 1627 32.7
    Secondary 1347 27.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 387 7.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1291 26.0
    Others 105 2.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 16202 96.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 515 3.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 96 0.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 2384 41.1
    Being purchased 2349 40.5
    Rented 1058 18.2
    Other tenure type 15 0.3
    Tenure Type
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