Suburb Profile Report for Lawnton QLD (4501)

Lawnton House: Median price $380,500, Annual capital growth 4.48%, Number of sales 84, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Lawnton Unit: Median price $255,000, Annual capital growth 3.72%, Number of sales 42, Weekly median advertised rent $290

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property value increases in Lawnton have tracked close to the QLD average of 2.06% over the last 12 months.

Comparing Lawnton,4501 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Property investors looking for a bargain in Lawnton should be aiming for at least -3.38% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Residents and property investors in Lawnton have been waiting around 37.8 days to sell a property.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $4200 per annum or $350 every week.

Over the last year, property investments in Lawnton, 4501 have given investors a capital gain of 12.33%. This compares very favourably with the 0.98% for QLD as a whole.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Lawnton comes in at number 92th in QLD.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Lawnton is offering property investors an average of -6.14. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 200th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$380,500 $255,000
0.53% 0.00%
3.47% 12.33%
4.48% 3.72%
$350 $290
84 42
4.78% 5.91%
37.8 88.28

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 5355
Median household income ($/weekly) 1081
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 676 12.6
    25-34 years 776 14.5
    35-44 years 809 15.1
    45-54 years 645 12.0
    55-64 years 574 10.7
    Others 1877 35.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1836 46.3
    Registered Married 1705 43.0
    Defacto Relationship 422 10.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4190 81.4
    Papua New Guinea 272 5.3
    Philippines 54 1.0
    United Kingdom 246 4.8
    Other 122 2.4
    Others 261 5.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 39 0.8
    Christianity 3375 69.4
    Hinduism 56 1.2
    Other Religious Groups 39 0.8
    No Religion 1340 27.6
    Others 13 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 230 12.5
    $600-$799 218 11.8
    $1,000-$1,249 187 10.1
    $1,500-$1,999 250 13.6
    $2,000-$2,499 195 10.6
    Others 763 41.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1621 39.9
    Not in the labour force 1410 34.7
    Employed, worked part-time 668 16.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 219 5.4
    Employed, away from work 143 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 363 14.9
    Technicians & trades workers 406 16.7
    Community & personal service workers 238 9.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 464 19.1
    Labourers 304 12.5
    Others 657 27.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 56 4.9
    Infants/Primary 456 40.2
    Secondary 333 29.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 109 9.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 138 12.2
    Others 41 3.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4167 82.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 646 12.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 250 4.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 7 0.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 779 39.0
    Rented 697 34.9
    Fully owned 497 24.9
    Other tenure type 22 1.1
    Tenure Type
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