Suburb Profile Report for Caloundra QLD (4551)

Caloundra House: Median price $539,000, Annual capital growth 3.51%, Number of sales 21, Weekly median advertised rent $380

Caloundra Unit: Median price $365,000, Annual capital growth 0.16%, Number of sales 166, Weekly median advertised rent $370

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

Source: CoreLogic

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At number 141th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Caloundra, 4551 is in the top 10% with a property value increase of 24.34% recorded in median house prices.

Across a shorter period, Caloundra, 4551 has seen a median price increase of 0.37% over the last quarter.

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Caloundra, 4551. Typically our figures indicate that -12.88% is being offered, which puts this QLD suburb at 122th most discounted overall in Australia.

In the last year 21 properties changed hands in Caloundra, which puts it as the 679th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

The QLD suburb of Caloundra, 4551 is in the Sunshine Coast local government area.

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Caloundra, 4551 to the rest of Australia, it performed somewhat poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was -2.93%.

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Caloundra has fallen somewhat when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -7.11% to buyers in Caloundra at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 13.83 sales per month, which equates to 166 per year.

Advertised rents are around the $370 mark per week – giving a return of 5.27% based on the median price in Suburb

HOUSE UNIT
$539,000 $365,000
0.37% 0.00%
24.34% -2.93%
3.51% 0.16%
$380 $370
21 166
3.67% 5.27%
98.83 119.25

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 3558
Median household income ($/weekly) 710
Median age of persons 53
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1705
Average household size 1.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    25-34 years 363 10.2
    45-54 years 426 12.0
    55-64 years 538 15.1
    65-74 years 479 13.5
    75-84 years 416 11.7
    Others 1336 37.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1330 50.6
    Registered Married 1061 40.3
    Defacto Relationship 239 9.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2396 76.8
    New Zealand 30 1.0
    Papua New Guinea 178 5.7
    United Kingdom 247 7.9
    Other 101 3.2
    Others 166 5.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 39 1.3
    Christianity 2206 73.6
    Islam 8 0.3
    Other Religious Groups 16 0.5
    No Religion 722 24.1
    Others 6 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 200 13.9
    $400-$599 281 19.6
    $600-$799 224 15.6
    $800-$999 167 11.6
    $1,500-$1,999 122 8.5
    Others 440 30.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1430 51.5
    Employed, worked full-time 697 25.1
    Employed, worked part-time 452 16.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 129 4.6
    Employed, away from work 70 2.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 176 14.5
    Technicians & trades workers 156 12.9
    Community & personal service workers 160 13.2
    Sales 158 13.0
    Labourers 172 14.2
    Others 392 32.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 144 32.8
    Secondary 131 29.8
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 49 11.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 79 18.0
    Other type of educational institution 19 4.3
    Others 17 3.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 1298 42.3
    Separate house 1047 34.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 654 21.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 52 1.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 17 0.6
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 758 49.3
    Fully owned 565 36.8
    Being purchased 201 13.1
    Other tenure type 12 0.8
    Tenure Type
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