3030, Victoria

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derrimut Suburb Profile & Review

Derrimut is one of Melbourne's newest suburbs, and due to the development of several housing and industrial estates, the area's population will only continue to increase. Situated in the City of Brimbank, Derrimut derives its name from a 19th century Aboriginal elder. With respect to its origins, its residents are culturally diverse and the neighbourhood has a very friendly and cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Derrimut Village Shopping Centre has a couple of extremely popular pizza shops and takeaway restaurants, while Brimbank Central in neighbouring Deer Park boasts everything from fashion retailers and restaurants, to supermarkets and chemists. Golf enthusiasts trek the green at the Sunshine Golf Club, an 18-hole golf course built on the grounds of an old farm homestead. The fitness conscious also enjoy the use of three twenty-four hour gyms.

Though it doesn't have many night spots of its own, Derrimut's great location means that the city is not far away for a night on the town. Deer Park Station is the closest railway station, and from here residents catch a V/Line service to Melton before connecting to a metropolitan rail service

derrimut Demographic Data

$ 420,000 Median House Price

24 Minutes Average Commute

29 Median Age

5,992 Population

49.62 % Female

50.38 % Male




What this means

The following data, without any explanation, is just that, raw data. So in order to help you research the property market, we have outlined what this demographic and real estate information means and how it can be interpreted to help you make a smarter decision when buying or selling your next house or unit in derrimut, Victoria.

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derrimut Demographic Data

The demographic data below has been supplied by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), which is a government body. It is based on Census data collected every 5 years on the Australian population. Although it is dated 2011, this is the latest data available and should give property investors, property buyers and sellers a very good idea when researching or reviewing their suburb.

It’s important to note when looking at this data that you don’t just use it on its own. Consider this demographic and real estate data as a whole and seek advice from a professional when thinking of buying or selling your next property.

derrimut Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 332,500
  • 2009 $ 330,000
  • 2010 $ 361,500
  • 2011 $ 390,000
  • 2012 $ 420,000

What this means

Median values are the most accepted measure of property values in the real estate industry in Australia. The median is the midpoint (the middle) figure when all the sold property prices over a particular period of time are ordered from their lowest to their highest value.

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derrimut 5 Year Median House Prices

Here we have outlined the median value for all sales for each year over a period of 5 years. This is a more realistic timeframe when gauging how houses and units in derrimut have performed, and it usually indicates how they will perform in the future.

Median values less than 3 months old are often not always accurate (due to incomplete data) and therefore cannot be relied upon for long-term derrimut property price predictions.

derrimut Market Property Types

  • 99 % Seperate House
  • 0 % Semi Detached
  • 0 % Flat or Unit
  • 0 % Other Dwelling

What this means

The property type in your suburb will help you identify the density of the area. The greater the number of flats, units and apartments, the more likely it is the suburb has a higher density of living and occupants are more reliant on public transport, cafes, restaurants, convenience stores and amenities, infrastructure and less reliant on their own vehicle for transport.

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derrimut Market Property Types

Typically, inner city suburbs within 10km of the CBD are comprised of apartments and semi-detached homes, while middle ring suburbs have semi-detached and detached properties. Rural properties would most likely fall under the “other” category.

This ABS Property Type data combined with Population Density and Family Composition figures gives a good indication of the type of people living in an area and therefore what type of property (1-2 bed apartment or house) would be an ideal investment or property to live in.

derrimut Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,741 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 2,123 Median Monthly Mortgage

What this means

This is one of the most compelling statistics in this section because it has a profound impact on real estate prices. It should always be considered when buying or selling property in derrimut

Experts believe mortgage stress occurs in real estate when property owners are spending over 30% of their gross income on their mortgage repayments. These figures show weekly income and monthly mortgages.

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derrimut Income & Mortgage Stats

To calculate the percentage of income paid towards a mortgage for the suburb of Melbourne, multiply the mortgage payment (e.g. $2450) by 12 then divide this figure by the weekly income (e.g. $1200) multiplied by 52 (weeks) to look like this ($2450 x12/$1200 x 52) x 100 = 47%

Any figure above 30% usually indicates that the suburb you intend to buy in may have property owners with a high incidence of mortgage stress. In terms of maintaining or growing property values in the future and trying to secure a strong property price when selling, this could have an impact, especially in an economic or local industry downturn.

derrimut Sold Property Prices

derrimut Real Estate Experts

In each suburb we have identified real estate agents who are active local experts. Our goal is to have a network of real estate agents that have been reviewed by previous clients for future buyers and sellers to rely on when making their next property move or even when they just wanting real estate advice.

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derrimut Restaurants

  • Seasonal Thai Restaurant5/1-11 Elgar Roadderrimut VIC 303003 9363 1554
  • Derrimut China BarUnit(e)11, 1 Elgar Road derrimut VIC 303003 8390 1182

derrimut Cafes

  • Cafe PociUnit 1, 93 Elgar Roadderrimut VIC 303003 8390 6778
  • Cafe 162162 Australis Drivederrimut VIC 303003 8353 2105
  • Derrimut Village Pizza CafeDerrimut Village Shopping Complex, Shop 3, 150 Mt Derrimut Rderrimut VIC 303003 8348 5194

derrimut Schools

  • St. Lawrence Primary School93A Capesthorne Drivederrimut VIC 3030(03) 8390 5326Catholic Primary School
  • Derrimut Primary School40 Lennon Parkwayderrimut VIC 3030(03) 8361 1000State Primary School

derrimut Childcare

  • ABC Learning CentreCapesthorne Drderrimut VIC 3030
  • YMCA Early Learning40 Lennon Pkwderrimut VIC 3030

derrimut Kindergarten and Preschools

  • YMCA Early Learning40 Lennon Pkwderrimut VIC 3030

derrimut Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Sunshinederrimut VIC 3030Golf Course

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