Suburb Profile Report for Lawnton QLD (4501)

Lawnton House: Median price $379,250, Annual capital growth 4.68%, Number of sales 82, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Lawnton Unit: Median price $241,000, Annual capital growth 4.08%, 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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With a capital gain of 3.90% for the last 12 months, Lawnton, 4501 has performed for property investments than its average annual 4.68% property growth over the last 5 years.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Lawnton,4501 has racked up an average of 3.90% over the period. This ranks it number 2338th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

State is the 3rd most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -7.32% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Lawnton itself are offering an average vendor discount of -3.51% to real estate investors.

The QLD suburb of Lawnton, 4501 is in the Moreton Bay local government area.

Investment property in Lawnton has done not badly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 6.87%

A -6.13% growth in median value for property investors in Lawnton,4501 puts this suburb at number 150th 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 -5.98% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Lawnton itself are offering an average vendor discount of -5.77% to real estate investors.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 3.50 sales per month, which equates to 42 per year.

A $290 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 6.26%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 4.08%.

HOUSE UNIT
$379,250 $241,000
0.86% 0.42%
3.90% 6.87%
4.68% 4.08%
$350 $290
82 42
4.80% 6.26%
39.25 81.46

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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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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