port melbourne

3207, Victoria

Real Estate & Property Information

Median
Price Rank
48

port melbourne Suburb Profile & Review

Originally an industrial hub, Port Melbourne's gentrification, like the rest of the City of Port Phillip, has dramatically increased the suburb's residential status in the past couple of decades. The area still retains its multicultural feel, and many new Asian and African restaurants are opening up alongside Greek establishments from the 1950s.

The suburb is home to many of Melbourne's wealthy and elite, and as a result hosts a prodigious range of restaurants, bars and cafes. Ocean views and proximity to the beach are prominent features. Nearby Albert Park gives residents the ability to exercise around the lake, have a swim at Melbourne'sports and Aquatic Centre or even play a round of golf. Bay Street is lined with cafes to be visited after a stroll along the beach, while The Pier is a favourite for an afternoon or evening drink. The Beach Hotel on Beaconsfield Parade is another well-known nightspot boasting stunning views of the bay.

Transport is not a problem in Port Melbourne. Board a passenger liner at Station Pier or catch a tram or bus to the city.

port melbourne Demographic Data

$ 910,000 Median House Price

12 Minutes Average Commute

38 Median Age

14,521 Population

51.57 % Female

48.43 % Male

3787 NO OF FAMILIES

1.6 AVG CHILDREN PER FAMILY

0.9 AVG MOTOR VEHICLE PER DWELLING

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 port melbourne, Victoria.

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port melbourne 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.

port melbourne Median House Prices

  • 2008 $ 790,000
  • 2009 $ 775,000
  • 2010 $ 845,000
  • 2011 $ 1,035,000
  • 2012 $ 910,000

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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port melbourne 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 port melbourne 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 port melbourne property price predictions.

port melbourne Market Property Types

  • 10 % Seperate House
  • 40 % Semi Detached
  • 49 % 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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port melbourne 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.

port melbourne Income & Mortgage Stats

  • $ 1,995 Median Weekly Household Income
  • $ 2,535 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 port melbourne

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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port melbourne 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.

port melbourne Sold Property Prices

port melbourne 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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port melbourne Restaurants

  • The Railway Club Hotel Port Melbourne107 Raglan St port melbourne VIC 320703 9645 1661
  • The Local24 Bay St port melbourne VIC 320703 9646 0072
  • The Graham97 Graham St port melbourne VIC 320703 9676 2566

port melbourne Cafes

  • Ciao Cielo171 Bay Stport melbourne VIC 320703 9645 1568
  • Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt65 Bay Street port melbourne VIC 320703 9681 7435
  • Cafe Zest55 Beach Stport melbourne VIC 320703 9646 9182

port melbourne Schools

  • Port Phillip Specialist SchoolNott Streetport melbourne VIC 3207(03) 9646 0855Specialist School
  • Port Melbourne Primary School415 Graham Streetport melbourne VIC 3207(03) 9646 1001State Primary School

port melbourne Childcare

  • Ada Mary A'Beckett Childrens Ctr7 Cumberland Avenueport melbourne VIC 3207
  • Albert Park College CCC415 Graham Streetport melbourne VIC 3207
  • Clark St Childrens Centre106 Clark Streetport melbourne VIC 3207

port melbourne Kindergarten and Preschools

  • Lady Forster Kindergarten101 Liardet Streetport melbourne VIC 3207
  • Port Melb. Uniting Kinderport melbourne VIC 3207
  • WonderKindy5 Ingles Streetport melbourne VIC 3207

port melbourne Sporting Centres and Clubs

  • Port Melbourneport melbourne VIC 3207Bowling Club
  • Port Melbourne Yacht Clport melbourne VIC 3207Boating Club
  • Melbourne International Shooting Clubport melbourne VIC 3207Gun Club

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