Suburb Profile Report for Newtown QLD (4350)

Newtown House: Median price $315,000, Annual capital growth 4.52%, Number of sales 198, Weekly median advertised rent $295

Newtown Unit: Median price $290,000, Annual capital growth 5.00%, Number of sales 50, Weekly median advertised rent $270

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Newtown, 4350 have given investors a capital gain of 0.00%. This compares badly with the 2.06% for QLD as a whole.

While Newtown,4350 ranked number 155th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 137th over the last 5 years.

Property buyers and investors in Newtown 4350 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -6.80% . This means that Newtown is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in QLD.

Newtown is 317th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in QLD with a 4.87% return

Newtown is in the TOP 30% in QLD when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Newtown gave property investors a good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 6.42%.

Over the longer term, Newtown has seen property prices show investors a 10.43% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Newtown is offering property investors an average of -6.14. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 161th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

On average over the past year, suburb has had 4.17 sales per month, which equates to 50 per year.

Situated 71.46km from the CBD, Newtown is one of Toowoomba localities in the postcode 4350.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$315,000 $290,000
3.11% -1.36%
0.00% 6.42%
4.52% 5.00%
$295 $270
198 50
4.87% 4.84%
79.14 119.57

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Below average (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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