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Stirling

Stirling - SUBURB PROFILE REPORT
POSTAL CODE: ACT, 2611

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Property investors enjoyed capital gains of 18.67% over the last 12 months in STIRLING, translating to lower returns compared with its peers in ACT.

A survey of average capital gains or median home price increase in suburbs across the country shows that the ACT suburb obtained a 4.33% growth over a ten-year period. It ranks 2101st on our list of suburbs that property investors should look into.

STIRLING, 2611 has a capital gain of 18.67% for the past year, which is higher than average compared to its 63.75% growth within a five-year period.

A 18.67% increase in median property prices in STIRLING, 2611 has allowed this suburb to join the ranks of best performing suburbs in ACT, settling at number 15th.

Figures from the previous quarter show that capital gains for real estate buyers in STIRLING are high, as opposed to average gains per annum over the past five years.

STIRLING, 2611 in ACT belongs to the local government area of Unincorporated ACT.

Surburb overview

Stirling is a suburb in the district of Weston Creek in Canberra, ACT. It was named in honour of Sir James Stirling, a Royal Navy officer who eventually became the first governor of Australia.

Stirling is bounded by Streeton Drive, Namatjira Drive, and Hindmarsh Drive and abutted by the suburbs of Fisher, Chapman, Rivett, and Weston. It was gazetted in July 1970, along with neighbouring suburbs Rivett, Duffy, and Weston.

Amenities

Stirling is home to the Canberra College’s Weston Campus and a preschool. The suburb has easy access to retail shops and restaurants in Weston and Chifley, which are both a short drive away. The suburb is also an hour away from Civic through public transport and no more than 15 minutes via private car.

Demographics

Stirling has a middle-aged population with an average age between 40 and 59. Over 50 per cent of residents are composed of families, while the rest are singles. Majority of its population work in the public sector, followed secondly by education. Professional or trade workers account for a small portion of the population.

Dwelling spaces

With regard to property types, the two most popular are separate houses, which account for a lion's share of the dwelling spaces, and row or townhouses. Flats and apartment units come in last, with less than 1 per cent of the population living in one.

Data report can be found below

Stirling
KEY PROPERTY DATA REPORT HOUSE UNIT
Median Price $890,000 N/A
GROWTH REPORT
Median Quarterly 15.58% N/A
Median 12 month 18.67% N/A
Median 3 years 40.82% N/A
Median 5 years 63.75% N/A
10 years average annual 4.33% N/A
Weekly media advert. rent N/A N/A
Time on Market 0.0 days N/A
Gross Rental Yield Percent N/A N/A
demographics (median values)*
Total Population
28018
Weekly Household Income
2124
Household Size
2.50
Age
38
Monthly Loan Repayment
2167
* Australian Bureau of Statistics (May 2021) 2016 Census DataPacks[https://datapacks.censusdata.abs.gov.au/datapacks/],ABS Website, accessed 2016.
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