Suburb Profile Report for Newtown QLD (4305)

Newtown House: Median price $306,500, Annual capital growth 3.73%, Number of sales 29, Weekly median advertised rent $295

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Newtown, 4305 to the rest of Australia, it performed poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was -5.40%.

Over the longer term, Newtown has seen property prices show investors a -0.49% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

State is the 3rd most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -7.31% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Newtown itself are offering an average vendor discount of -4.43% to real estate investors.

Using the current median advertised rental of $295 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 3.73%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.00%

HOUSE UNIT
$306,500 N/A
-1.76% N/A
-5.40% N/A
3.73% N/A
$295 N/A
29 N/A
5.00% N/A
56.11 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 1453
Median household income ($/weekly) 1257
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1712
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 198 13.6
    25-34 years 200 13.8
    35-44 years 230 15.8
    45-54 years 228 15.7
    55-64 years 134 9.2
    Others 464 31.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 484 46.1
    Not Married 448 42.7
    Defacto Relationship 118 11.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1246 88.2
    Indonesia 6 0.4
    Papua New Guinea 50 3.5
    United Kingdom 65 4.6
    Other 16 1.1
    Others 30 2.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 19 1.4
    Christianity 943 70.3
    Hinduism 6 0.4
    Islam 3 0.2
    No Religion 368 27.4
    Others 3 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 58 11.6
    $800-$999 51 10.2
    $1,250-$1,499 51 10.2
    $1,500-$1,999 70 14.1
    $2,000-$2,499 51 10.2
    Others 217 43.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 428 38.5
    Not in the labour force 385 34.7
    Employed, worked part-time 201 18.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 54 4.9
    Employed, away from work 43 3.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 137 20.4
    Technicians & trades workers 96 14.3
    Community & personal service workers 80 11.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 92 13.7
    Labourers 92 13.7
    Others 175 26.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 21 6.2
    Infants/Primary 139 41.1
    Secondary 86 25.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 29 8.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 54 16.0
    Others 9 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1336 96.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 30 2.2
    Flat, unit or apartment 19 1.4
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 216 40.8
    Rented 171 32.3
    Fully owned 143 27.0
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
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