Suburb Profile Report for Birkdale QLD (4159)

Birkdale House: Median price $528,000, Annual capital growth 3.67%, Number of sales 251, Weekly median advertised rent $450

Birkdale Unit: Median price $400,000, Annual capital growth 7.42%, Number of sales 44, Weekly median advertised rent $375

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

Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Birkdale, 4159 to the rest of Australia, it performed around average. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was 4.55%.

While Birkdale,4159 ranked number 340th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 247th over the last 5 years.

Property buyers and investors in Birkdale 4159 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -5.01% . This means that Birkdale is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in QLD.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 20.92 sales per month, which equates to 251 per year.

With the median price for a house in Birkdale being $528000 and the advertised rent reaching $450 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.43%

Birkdale has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of 8.84% to date .

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Birkdale has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

The most recent median price for Birkdale is $400000, with sellers offering an average of -4.26% off the asking price.

In the last year 44 properties changed hands in Birkdale, which puts it as the 188th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $4500 per annum or $375 every week.

HOUSE UNIT
$528,000 $400,000
1.05% 0.00%
4.55% 8.84%
3.67% 7.42%
$450 $375
251 44
4.43% 4.88%
63.07 80.36

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 13795
Median household income ($/weekly) 1463
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1881 13.6
    25-34 years 1422 10.3
    35-44 years 1902 13.8
    45-54 years 2003 14.5
    55-64 years 1792 13.0
    Others 4794 34.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 5519 54.1
    Not Married 3831 37.6
    Defacto Relationship 849 8.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 10386 77.7
    Papua New Guinea 678 5.1
    South Africa 174 1.3
    United Kingdom 935 7.0
    Other 367 2.7
    Others 827 6.2
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 143 1.1
    Christianity 9840 76.3
    Hinduism 54 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 79 0.6
    No Religion 2724 21.1
    Others 51 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 405 9.6
    $1,250-$1,499 386 9.2
    $1,500-$1,999 615 14.6
    $2,000-$2,499 506 12.0
    $2,500-$2,999 410 9.7
    Others 1894 44.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 4392 41.2
    Not in the labour force 3330 31.2
    Employed, worked part-time 2147 20.1
    Employed, away from work 398 3.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 395 3.7
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 770 11.1
    Professionals 1196 17.2
    Technicians & trades workers 1113 16.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 1240 17.9
    Sales 708 10.2
    Others 1907 27.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 149 4.6
    Infants/Primary 1318 40.5
    Secondary 966 29.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 290 8.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 448 13.8
    Others 80 2.5
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 12083 92.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 768 5.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 115 0.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 105 0.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1944 41.8
    Fully owned 1621 34.9
    Rented 960 20.7
    Other tenure type 121 2.6
    Tenure Type
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