Kangaroo Island Council, SA

The Kangaroo Island Council is a South Australian local government area that encompasses the whole island of Kangaroo, which is located 13 kilometers off the mainland’s coast.

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It had its inaugural meeting on December 11, 1996. The council’s headquarters are in Kingscote, the island’s biggest town.

Managers (25.1 %), Labourers (16.2%), Technicians and Trades Workers (12.1%), Professionals (11.6 %), and Community and Personal Service Workers (11.6 %) are the most common jobs on Kangaroo Island.

Kangaroo Island residents aged 15 and up earn $553 per week on average.

Separate homes account for 94.3 % of occupied private dwellings on Kangaroo Island, 2.0 % for semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, etc., 1.4 % for flats or apartments, and 1.0 % for other housing.

The major economic drivers in the Kangaroo Island property market is expanding population and high demand for tourism facilities. Explore the real estate data on this page to asses the market for investment opportunities.

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Property Market Snapshot

This page provides an overview of the LGA real estate market. The data in this snapshot illustrates typical price, median rent and gross yield metrics for this council area. You are able to drill down to suburb-level data and charts which visualise these 3 key metrics as well as other important indicators in the dashboard section that follows.

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Typical Price for houses in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in house values. Council area house prices are calculated by averaging Typical Price of all suburbs within the area. Typical Price is a more accurate metric than Median Price.

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Median Weekly Rent for houses in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in rental prices. Calculated via median value formula applied to rental prices from online listings.

Yield

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Yearly Gross Yield for houses in this council area. Calculated by multiplying the Median Rent by 52 and dividing the resulting value by Typical Price. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in Gross Yield for houses.

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Typical Price for units in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in unit values. Council area house prices are calculated by averaging Typical Price of all suburbs within the area. Typical Price is a more accurate metric than Median Price.

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Median Weekly Rent for units in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in rental prices. Calculated via median value formula applied to rental prices from online listings.

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Yearly Gross Yield for units in this council area. Calculated by multiplying the Median Rent by 52 and dividing the resulting value by Typical Price. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in Gross Yield for units.

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How to use this Dashboard

This interactive dashboard illustrates the trends for key real estate metrics in the area. Use these metrics to determine potential return on investment from this property market and its’ sub-markets.

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Property Market in Kangaroo Island Council, SA

What other property markets are there near Kangaroo Island Council, SA?

The Kangaroo Island Council is a local government area in South Australia that covers the entirety of Kangaroo Island, 13 km off the coast of the DC of Yankalilla.

How many people live in Kangaroo Island Council, SA?

There are approximately 5000 people living in roughly 3200 dwellings in total, with an average household size of 2.2.

What are current and planned infrastructure projects in Kangaroo Island Council, SA?

Among the main projects there is Penneshaw Structure Plan Update. You can find more information on the Southern Australia Government website.

What major retailers are there in Kangaroo Island Council, SA?

There are main retailers such as Kangaroo Island Wool, Kingscote Gift Shop, Drakes Kingscote, Island variety, OP Shop, Kangashoo Shoes.

What is the main industry in Kangaroo Island Council, SA?

Such sectors as Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Retail Trade, Construction take the largest part of the employment.

What are the dominant demographic groups in Kangaroo Island Council, SA?

Among approximately 5000 people in Kangaroo Island (DC) males and females make roughly 51% and49 % respectively. The median age of people is 49 years. Children aged 0-14 years account for approximately 17% of the population, and those aged 65+ years account for 23%.

How is unemployment rate trading in Kangaroo Island Council, SA?

Among approximately 2500 people employed, roughly 41% work full-time, 46% work part-time, and an estimated 5% are unemployed.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Birchmore 5223, Parndana 5220, Pelican Lagoon 5222, Penneshaw 5222, Porky Flat 5222, Sapphiretown 5222, Seal Bay 5223, Seddon 5223, Stokes Bay 5223, Stun’sail Boom 5223, Vivonne Bay 5223, Western River 5223, Willoughby 5222, Willson River 5222, Wisanger 5223, Brown Beach 5222, Brownlow Ki 5223, American Beach 5222, American River 5221, Cape Borda 5223, Cassini 5223, Antechamber Bay 5222, Cuttlefish Bay 5222, Cygnet River 5223, D’estrees Bay 5223, De Mole River 5223, Dudley East 5222, Dudley West 5222, Duncan 5223, Emu Bay 5223, Flinders Chase 5223, Gosse 5223, Haines 5223, Ironstone 5222, Island Beach 5222, Ballast Head 5221, Kangaroo Head 5222, Karatta 5223, Kingscote 5223, Kohinoor 5223, Baudin Beach 5222, Bay Of Shoals 5223, Macgillivray 5223, Menzies 5223, Middle River 5223, Muston 5221, Nepean Bay 5223, Newland 5223, North Cape 5223

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