Suburb Profile Report for Herston QLD (4006)

Herston House: Median price $870,000, Annual capital growth 9.12%, Number of sales 22, Weekly median advertised rent $545

Herston Unit: Median price $435,000, Annual capital growth 3.33%, Number of sales 28, Weekly median advertised rent $400

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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At number 1206th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Herston, 4006 is in the top 30% with a property value increase of 11.54% recorded in median house prices.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -9.43% to buyers in Herston at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

A $545 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 3.26%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 9.12%.

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Herston, 4006 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was -12.83%.

Herston,4006 has offered an average of -12.83% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

State is the 4th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -6.08% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Herston itself are offering an average vendor discount of -8.66% to real estate investors.

Advertised rents are around the $400 mark per week – giving a return of 4.78% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$870,000 $435,000
1.16% -9.38%
11.54% -12.83%
9.12% 3.33%
$545 $400
22 28
3.26% 4.78%
71.63 121.67

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 1831
Median household income ($/weekly) 1698
Median age of persons 29
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 141 7.7
    20-24 years 325 17.7
    25-34 years 447 24.4
    35-44 years 246 13.4
    45-54 years 204 11.1
    Others 469 25.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 825 62.0
    Registered Married 357 26.8
    Defacto Relationship 148 11.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1234 70.2
    Croatia 78 4.4
    Indonesia 41 2.3
    United Kingdom 64 3.6
    Other 151 8.6
    Others 189 10.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 38 2.3
    Christianity 928 55.0
    Islam 42 2.5
    Other Religious Groups 22 1.3
    No Religion 636 37.7
    Others 21 1.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 53 8.8
    $1,500-$1,999 73 12.1
    $2,000-$2,499 62 10.3
    $2,500-$2,999 82 13.6
    $3,000-$3,499 56 9.3
    Others 277 45.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 649 42.4
    Not in the labour force 433 28.3
    Employed, worked part-time 330 21.5
    Employed, away from work 60 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 60 3.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 114 11.0
    Professionals 428 41.3
    Community & personal service workers 100 9.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 144 13.9
    Sales 103 9.9
    Others 148 14.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 95 16.2
    Secondary 61 10.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 27 4.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 370 63.0
    Other type of educational institution 21 3.6
    Others 13 2.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 870 55.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 377 23.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 318 20.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 15 0.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 365 56.5
    Being purchased 169 26.2
    Fully owned 109 16.9
    Other tenure type 3 0.5
    Tenure Type
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