City of Melville, WA

Melville is an LGA in Perth, Western Australia. It was established in the early 20th century and developed into an industrial area. The City of Melville is made up of three wards with a total population of ~100,000 people, according to the 2016 census.

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Melville has undergone rapid development since the 1990s, with many residential developments being built on land previously occupied by old industrial buildings. The City also experienced rapid growth during the 2000s when it engaged in a process of extensive urban renewal to create new shopping districts, parks and community facilities for residential residents.

With economic growth continually increasing in this LGA and the nearby Perth market, it seems like the positive trend in real estate prices will continue. Find out more by inspecting the data below.

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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.

Rent

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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.

Yield

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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 City of Melville, WA

What other property markets are there near Melville, WA?

City of Melville is surrounded by 4 other council areas – Canning, Cockburn, Fremantle, East Fremantle.

How many people live in the City of Melville, WA?

There are approximately 98000 people living in roughly 41000 dwellings in total, with an average household size of 2.6.

What are current and planned infrastructure projects in the City of Melville, WA?

Among the main projects are the following: Frederick Baldwin Lake Monitoring and Survey Project, Webber Reserve Sports Floodlight Upgrades. You can find more information on the Western Australia Government website.

What major retailers are there in the City of Melville, WA?

There are main retailers such as Melville Mall, Wait Whitman Shops, Westfield Booragoon.

What is the main industry in the City of Melville, WA?

The main industries are health care and social assistance.

What are the dominant demographic groups in the City of Melville, WA?

Among approximately 98000 people in Melville LGA males and females make up to roughly 48% and 52% respectively.. The median age of people is 41 years. Children aged 0-14 years account for roughly 17% of the population, and those aged 65+ years account for 19%.

How is unemployment rate trading in the City of Melville, WA?

Among approximately 50000 people employed, roughly 54% work full-time and 35% work part-time and an estimated 7% unemployed.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Bicton 6157, Kardinya 6163, Bull Creek 6149, Murdoch 6150, Bateman 6150, Attadale 6156, Willagee 6156, Booragoon 6154, Mount Pleasant 6153, Ardross 6153, Winthrop 6150, Applecross 6153, Palmyra 6157, Melville 6156, Myaree 6154, Brentwood 6153, Alfred Cove 6154

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