Suburb Profile Report for Capalaba QLD (4157)

Capalaba House: Median price $451,000, Annual capital growth 3.66%, Number of sales 278, Weekly median advertised rent $430

Capalaba Unit: Median price $375,000, Annual capital growth 5.92%, Number of sales 183, Weekly median advertised rent $370

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Capalaba, 4157 should be relatively unhappy with this QLD suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 1.33%

Over the longer term, Capalaba has seen property prices show investors a 7.38% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Capalaba, 4157. Typically our figures indicate that -4.04% is being offered, which puts this QLD suburb at 3159th most discounted overall in Australia.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 23.17 sales per month, which equates to 278 per year.

Advertised rents are around the $430 mark per week – giving a return of 4.96% based on the median price in Suburb

Giving property investors a an unimpressive capital gain of -1.96% for the last year, Capalaba, 4157 is the 1263th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Across a shorter period, Capalaba, 4157 has seen a median price increase of -3.85% over the last quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Capalaba is offering property investors an average of -5.79. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 71th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

Using the current median advertised rental of $370 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 5.92%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.13%

HOUSE UNIT
$451,000 $375,000
0.22% -3.85%
1.33% -1.96%
3.66% 5.92%
$430 $370
278 183
4.96% 5.13%
44.9 93.25

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 16644
Median household income ($/weekly) 1346
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1950
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 2196 13.2
    25-34 years 2186 13.1
    35-44 years 2266 13.6
    45-54 years 2398 14.4
    55-64 years 2171 13.0
    Others 5427 32.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 6179 49.3
    Not Married 5070 40.5
    Defacto Relationship 1275 10.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 12664 79.1
    Papua New Guinea 1025 6.4
    South Africa 162 1.0
    United Kingdom 968 6.0
    Other 339 2.1
    Others 861 5.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 121 0.8
    Christianity 11159 73.1
    Hinduism 112 0.7
    Islam 152 1.0
    No Religion 3642 23.9
    Others 74 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 486 9.0
    $600-$799 474 8.8
    $1,000-$1,249 479 8.9
    $1,500-$1,999 833 15.5
    $2,000-$2,499 666 12.4
    Others 2446 45.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 5666 44.1
    Not in the labour force 3690 28.7
    Employed, worked part-time 2487 19.4
    Employed, away from work 519 4.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 486 3.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 1187 13.7
    Technicians & trades workers 1529 17.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 1529 17.6
    Sales 970 11.2
    Labourers 958 11.0
    Others 2502 28.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 186 5.1
    Infants/Primary 1426 38.9
    Secondary 1111 30.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 357 9.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 472 12.9
    Others 111 3.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 14030 87.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 1431 8.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 461 2.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 90 0.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 28 0.2
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 2575 43.6
    Fully owned 1763 29.9
    Rented 1542 26.1
    Other tenure type 24 0.4
    Tenure Type
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