Suburb Profile Report for Newtown QLD (4350)

Newtown House: Median price $315,000, Annual capital growth 4.25%, Number of sales 190, Weekly median advertised rent $295

Newtown Unit: Median price $286,250, Annual capital growth 4.80%, Number of sales 49, Weekly median advertised rent $270

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Newtown has done pretty poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 0.48%

Comparing Newtown,4350 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

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 Newtown, 4350. Typically our figures indicate that -6.68% is being offered, which puts this QLD suburb at 1438th most discounted overall in Australia.

With the median price for a house in Newtown being $315000 and the advertised rent reaching $295 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.87%

Giving property investors a an average capital gain of 4.09% for the last year, Newtown, 4350 is the 748th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Newtown comes in at number 179th in QLD.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Newtown should be aiming for at least -5.57% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

The QLD suburb of Newtown, 4350 is in the Toowoomba local government area.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$315,000 $286,250
1.61% 1.33%
0.48% 4.09%
4.25% 4.80%
$295 $270
190 49
4.87% 4.90%
77.96 115.48

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 9564
Median household income ($/weekly) 894
Median age of persons 33
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1354
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1136 11.9
    25-34 years 1414 14.8
    35-44 years 1092 11.4
    45-54 years 1192 12.5
    55-64 years 975 10.2
    Others 3755 39.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 3450 49.8
    Registered Married 2680 38.7
    Defacto Relationship 795 11.5
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 8145 89.3
    Papua New Guinea 127 1.4
    Philippines 53 0.6
    United Kingdom 199 2.2
    Other 233 2.6
    Others 363 4.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 132 1.5
    Christianity 6835 78.4
    Hinduism 28 0.3
    Other Religious Groups 60 0.7
    No Religion 1637 18.8
    Others 28 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 391 11.0
    $400-$599 514 14.5
    $600-$799 463 13.0
    $800-$999 399 11.2
    $1,000-$1,249 397 11.2
    Others 1387 39.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2731 37.2
    Not in the labour force 2713 37.0
    Employed, worked part-time 1302 17.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 298 4.1
    Employed, away from work 292 4.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 609 14.1
    Technicians & trades workers 742 17.2
    Community & personal service workers 516 11.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 585 13.5
    Labourers 738 17.1
    Others 1136 26.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 92 4.5
    Infants/Primary 704 34.5
    Secondary 645 31.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 207 10.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 334 16.4
    Others 59 2.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 7423 83.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 988 11.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 446 5.0
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 11 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1635 42.8
    Being purchased 1150 30.1
    Fully owned 1022 26.7
    Other tenure type 16 0.4
    Tenure Type
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