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The City of Whyalla, SA

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The City of Whyalla is a South Australian local government area in the north-east corner of the Eyre Peninsula. The Whyalla property market is affordable and has potential for growth.

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The LGA has a strong economy, thanks to its mining and steel production industries. The city’s strategic location and port facilities make it a major player in the state’s economy.

The most common occupations in Whyalla are Technicians and Trades Workers (17.9%), Machinery Operators and Drivers (15%), Professionals (14.7%), Community and Personal Service Workers (11.8%), and Labourers (11.4%). Whyalla residents aged 15 and up earn $497 a week on average.

Separate homes account for 55.8% of occupied private residences in Whyalla, while semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, and other dwellings account for 39.0%, 4.4 percent, flats or apartments, and 0.3 percent are other dwellings.

The city’s property market is relatively stable, with a modest level of growth in recent years. The LGA’s population is expected to grow modestly in the coming years, which is expected to lead to modest growth in the city’s property market.

While there is demand for properties in the LGA , buyers are becoming more selective and are willing to wait for the right property to come up for sale. The current market conditions present a good opportunity for investors and first home buyers.

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Suburb Heatmap Analysis

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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How was this calculated? Typical Price is a continuous metric calculated via a process called data fitting. Median Rent is weekly advertised rent based on rentals over the preceding 12 months. Gross Yield is Median Rent x 52 x 100 / Typical Price. To discover additional information, click the “i” icon in the top left corner of each graph or visit the Data Dictionary page.

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Property Market in The Corporation of the City of Whyalla, SA

What other property markets are there near The Corporation of the City of Whyalla, SA?

The Corporation of the City of Whyalla is surrounded by 2 other council areas – Pua, Port Augusta.

How many people live in The Corporation of the City of Whyalla, SA?

There are approximately 22000 people living in roughly 11000 dwellings in total, with an average household size of 2.2.

What are current and planned infrastructure projects in The Corporation of the City of Whyalla, SA?

Among the main projects there are New Jetty, Bennett Oval, Civic Park Solar Lights and Cctv, Marina Moorings, Old Airport Hangar Refurbishment, Combined Bike and Walking Path.

What major retailers are there in The Corporation of the City of Whyalla, SA?

There are main retailers such as Office National Whyalla, Uptown Girl Whyalla, Westland Shopping Centre, Harvey Norman Whyalla, Foodland, Coles Express Whyalla.

What is the main industry in The Corporation of the City of Whyalla, SA?

Such sectors as Health Care and Social Assistance, Retail Trade, Manufacturing, Mining take the largest part of the employment.

What are the dominant demographic groups in The Corporation of the City of Whyalla, SA?

Among approximately 22000 people in the Corporation of the City of Whyalla males and females make roughly 49% and 51% respectively. The median age of people is 40 years. Children aged 0-14 years account for approximately 19% of the population, and those aged 65+ years account for 17%.

How is unemployment rate trending in The Corporation of the City of Whyalla, SA?

Among approximately 9500 people employed, roughly 52% work full-time, 30% work part-time, and an estimated 13% are unemployed.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Point Lowly 5601, Port Bonython 5601, Whyalla 5600, Whyalla Jenkins 5609, Whyalla Norrie 5608, Whyalla Playford 5600, Whyalla Stuart 5608, Douglas Point South 5601, Fitzgerald Bay 5601, Douglas Point 5601, Backy Point 5601, Point Lowly North 5601, Murninnie Beach 5601, Cowleds Landing 5609, Middleback Range 5609, Cultana 5700

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