Town by town snapshot: Curlewis
The size of Curlewis is approximately 20.3 square kilometres and has 4 parks covering nearly 0.2% of total area.
The population of Curlewis in 2011 was 223 people and by the 2016 Census the population was 1,565 showing a population growth of 601.8% in the area during that time.
Curlewis has been one of Victoria’s fastest growing communities with nearly 900 lots sold in the past four years bringing todays population to probably double that of the Census data taken in 2016.
Located on the Bellarine Peninsula, Curlewis is bounded by Port Phillip Bay in the north, in between Clifton Springs and Leopold and boasts some fantastic views over the bay which has been a great selling point for many of the housing estates.
Young families have set the pace here with the median age for Curlewis being at 32 which is significantly lower than the surrounding townships.
CoreLogic data indicates that the predominant age group in Curlewis is 0-9 years with households in Curlewis being primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying $1,800 – $2,399 per month on mortgage repayments, and in general, people in Curlewis work in a professional occupation.
In 2011, 87.5% of the homes in Curlewis were owner-occupied compared with 74.1% in 2016.
Median age: 32
5 year population change: 601.8%
Median house price: $520,000
Change in Median Price: (5yrs) is 34.8%
Median asking rent per week: $400
Average length of ownership: 5
Owner occupiers: 76%
Historic median house price:
May 2019: $520,000
May 2018: $472,000
May 2017: $405,000
May 2016: $400,000
May 2015: $373,500
House sales per annum:
Period ending May 2019: 58
Period ending May 2018: 54
Land median sale price:
May 2019: $259,000
May 2018: $190,000
Land sales per annum:
Period ending May 2019: 45
Period ending May 2018: 372