Suburb Profile Report for Mermaid Beach QLD (4218)

Mermaid Beach House: Median price $1,420,000, Annual capital growth 4.73%, Number of sales 72, Weekly median advertised rent $595

Mermaid Beach Unit: Median price $410,000, Annual capital growth 2.27%, Number of sales 340, Weekly median advertised rent $420

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Mermaid Beach has had a A very good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of 13.60% to date .

Mermaid Beach,4218 was ranked 3181 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Mermaid Beach4218 is located in QLD which offers an average discount of -7.21% to property investors. Mermaid Beach itself is showing figures that indicate -6.20% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Mermaid Beach the average time real estate has been on the market is 88.37 days.

Mermaid Beach is in the TOP 10% in QLD when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Mermaid Beach gave property investors a very good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 13.89%.

A 20.59% growth in median value for property investors in Mermaid Beach,4218 puts this suburb at number 41th in terms of best performing suburbs in QLD

State is the 4th most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -6.05% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Mermaid Beach itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.73% to real estate investors.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 28.33 sales per month, which equates to 340 per year.

Advertised rents are around the $420 mark per week – giving a return of 5.33% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,420,000 $410,000
-0.87% 3.80%
13.60% 13.89%
4.73% 2.27%
$595 $420
72 340
2.18% 5.33%
88.37 73.13

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5722
Median household income ($/weekly) 1210
Median age of persons 33
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 676 11.8
    25-34 years 1451 25.4
    35-44 years 791 13.8
    45-54 years 685 12.0
    55-64 years 617 10.8
    Others 1502 26.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2358 54.5
    Registered Married 1312 30.3
    Defacto Relationship 657 15.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3786 73.5
    South Korea 54 1.0
    Papua New Guinea 441 8.6
    United Kingdom 219 4.3
    Other 248 4.8
    Others 404 7.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 93 1.9
    Christianity 3298 67.6
    Judaism 22 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 35 0.7
    No Religion 1400 28.7
    Others 30 0.6
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 255 11.6
    $800-$999 233 10.6
    $1,000-$1,249 225 10.2
    $1,250-$1,499 204 9.3
    $1,500-$1,999 296 13.4
    Others 992 45.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2097 45.8
    Not in the labour force 1068 23.3
    Employed, worked part-time 1053 23.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 198 4.3
    Employed, away from work 164 3.6
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 451 13.6
    Professionals 769 23.2
    Technicians & trades workers 451 13.6
    Community & personal service workers 426 12.9
    Sales 426 12.9
    Others 790 23.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 244 23.6
    Secondary 197 19.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 129 12.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 366 35.5
    Other type of educational institution 52 5.0
    Others 44 4.3
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 2543 50.5
    Separate house 1666 33.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 813 16.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 10 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1362 57.0
    Being purchased 526 22.0
    Fully owned 485 20.3
    Other tenure type 15 0.6
    Tenure Type
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