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    Watson (ACT 2602) Suburb Information

Suburb History

Name

Watson was named after the Honourable John Christian Watson (1867-1941). Honourable John Christian Watson was the third Prime Minister of the Commonwealth and first Labour Prime Minister from April - August 1904. He became prominent in Labour movement in 1893 when he was elected as the President of the Sydney Trades and Labour Council at the age of twenty-six. He was also elected to Federal Parliament in 1901 and appointed leader of the Labour Party. He retired in 1910.

Street Naming Theme

Streets in Watson are named after judges.

Sales History for Watson (ACT 2602)

Yearly Sales Information

(Please note that sales history may not be available for every year.)

Other Sales History Information

Median Sales Prices for Watson (ACT 2602)

Graphs and tables are produced from data provided by the ACT Government.
  Median Property Price ($)   Median Unit Price ($)   Median Non-Unit Price ($)   Total Sales

Demographics for Watson (ACT 2602)

Average Age 35 years
Population 5,121

Dwelling Structure

 Houses 60.5%
 Townhouses 16.6%
 Flats & Units 22.9%
 Other 0.0%

Nature of Occupancy

 Fully Own 24.6%
 Purchasing 36.5%
 Rent from Gov. 7.4%
 Rent Private 31.3%
 Other 0.3%

Monthly Home Loan Repayments

 $1 - $799 7.3%
 $800 - $1399 13.0%
 $1400 - $2399 38.1%
 $2400 - $2999 17.3%
 $3000+ 24.3%

Individual Weekly Income

 $0 - $399 23.4%
 $400 - $1249 38.3%
 $1250 - $1499 10.7%
 $1500 - $1999 14.8%
 $2000+ 12.7%

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