Suburb Profile Report for Lawnton QLD (4501)

Lawnton House: Median price $379,500, Annual capital growth 4.51%, Number of sales 80, Weekly median advertised rent $350

Lawnton Unit: Median price $275,000, Annual capital growth 3.77%, Number of sales 35, Weekly median advertised rent $290

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Lawnton is an average performer in QLD when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Lawnton gave property investors a average capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 2.57%.

A 19.06% growth in median value for property investors in Lawnton,4501 puts this suburb at number 355th in terms of best performing suburbs in QLD

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Lawnton is offering property investors an average of -7.24. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 814th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

At number 181 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Lawnton is in the TOP 10% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 37.67 for properties listed there.

Lawnton, 4501 ranked 20th in QLD when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Lawnton is one of 2415 in our list for QLD

While Lawnton,4501 ranked number 40th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 156th over the last 5 years.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -5.68% to buyers in Lawnton at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

With the median price for a house in Lawnton being $275000 and the advertised rent reaching $290 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 5.48%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$379,500 $275,000
0.93% 3.77%
2.57% 18.92%
4.51% 3.77%
$350 $290
80 35
4.80% 5.48%
37.67 87.12

Source: CoreLogic

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