Suburb Profile Report for Caloundra West QLD (4551)

Caloundra West House: Median price $460,000, Annual capital growth 2.05%, Number of sales 237, Weekly median advertised rent $450

Caloundra West Unit: Median price $372,500, Annual capital growth 3.38%, Number of sales 44, Weekly median advertised rent $385

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Caloundra West, 4551 ranked 566th in QLD when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Caloundra West is one of 2415 in our list for QLD

A 23.08% growth in median value for property investors in Caloundra West,4551 puts this suburb at number 457th in terms of best performing suburbs in QLD

State is the 3rd most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -6.86% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Caloundra West itself are offering an average vendor discount of -3.43% to real estate investors.

A $450 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 5.09%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 2.05%.

Property investors who have had real estate in Caloundra West, 4551 should be relatively unhappy with this QLD suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -2.99%

Caloundra West,4551 has offered an average of -2.99% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Vendor discounting in Caloundra West is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -4.12%. This puts suburb at number 258th in QLD when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 3.67 sales per month, which equates to 44 per year.

Using the current median advertised rental of $385 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 3.38%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 5.37%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$460,000 $372,500
0.00% 1.22%
0.55% -2.99%
2.05% 3.38%
$450 $385
237 44
5.09% 5.37%
70.24 117.32

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 4065
Median household income ($/weekly) 1026
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2136
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 687 16.9
    25-34 years 543 13.4
    35-44 years 623 15.3
    45-54 years 403 9.9
    65-74 years 414 10.2
    Others 1394 34.3
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1583 55.8
    Not Married 905 31.9
    Defacto Relationship 351 12.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3046 76.9
    New Zealand 29 0.7
    Papua New Guinea 221 5.6
    United Kingdom 430 10.9
    Other 74 1.9
    Others 162 4.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 32 0.8
    Christianity 2791 72.7
    Hinduism 15 0.4
    Other Religious Groups 15 0.4
    No Religion 974 25.4
    Others 11 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 197 14.9
    $600-$799 171 12.9
    $800-$999 123 9.3
    $1,000-$1,249 148 11.2
    $1,500-$1,999 182 13.8
    Others 501 37.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1071 36.7
    Employed, worked full-time 1022 35.0
    Employed, worked part-time 605 20.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 131 4.5
    Employed, away from work 92 3.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 254 14.8
    Technicians & trades workers 289 16.8
    Community & personal service workers 233 13.6
    Clerical & administrative workers 254 14.8
    Sales 216 12.6
    Others 473 27.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 57 6.0
    Infants/Primary 464 48.5
    Secondary 242 25.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 62 6.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 105 11.0
    Others 27 2.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3456 88.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 275 7.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 193 4.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 590 40.1
    Rented 452 30.7
    Fully owned 423 28.7
    Other tenure type 7 0.5
    Tenure Type
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