Suburb Profile



A survey of average capital gains or median home price increase in suburbs across the country shows that the ACT suburb obtained a 3.82% growth over a ten-year period. It ranks 2111th on our list of suburbs that property investors should look into.

STIRLING, 2611 has a capital gain of -0.32% for the past year, which is lower than average compared to its 31.57% growth within a five-year period.

A -0.32% 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 79th.

Figures from the previous quarter show that capital gains for real estate buyers in STIRLING are low, 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.


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.


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

Median Price $770,000 N/A
Median Quarterly -4.77% N/A
Median 12 month -0.32% N/A
Median 3 years 26.23% N/A
Median 5 years 31.57% N/A
10 years average annual 3.82% N/A
Weekly media advert. rent N/A N/A
Time on Market 52.5 days N/A
Gross Rental Yield Percent N/A N/A
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