Suburb Profile Report for Torquay QLD (4655)

Torquay House: Median price $328,000, Annual capital growth 0.99%, Number of sales 114, Weekly median advertised rent $320

Torquay Unit: Median price $219,500, Annual capital growth -2.40%, Number of sales 60, Weekly median advertised rent $280

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

Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Torquay, 4655 to the rest of Australia, it performed around average. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was 2.50%.

Across a shorter period, Torquay, 4655 has seen a median price increase of -0.61% over the last quarter.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Torquay are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -7.45% below the asking price at the moment.

In the last year 114 properties changed hands in Torquay, which puts it as the 204th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Giving property investors a an average capital gain of 2.69% for the last year, Torquay, 4655 is the 874th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Over the longer term, Torquay has seen property prices show investors a 0.69% return over the last 3 years. This is an improvement over the last 12 months

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Torquay is offering property investors an average of -6.14. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 31th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

On average over the past year, suburb has had 5.00 sales per month, which equates to 60 per year.

The QLD suburb of Torquay, 4655 is in the Fraser Coast local government area.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$328,000 $219,500
-0.61% -9.48%
2.50% 2.69%
0.99% -2.40%
$320 $280
114 60
5.07% 6.63%
109.32 118.15

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 6025
Median household income ($/weekly) 678
Median age of persons 48
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1460
Average household size 2.2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 733 12.2
    35-44 years 618 10.3
    45-54 years 797 13.2
    55-64 years 900 14.9
    65-74 years 814 13.5
    Others 2163 35.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2015 45.9
    Registered Married 1960 44.7
    Defacto Relationship 413 9.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4723 82.1
    Greece 49 0.9
    Papua New Guinea 212 3.7
    United Kingdom 433 7.5
    Other 84 1.5
    Others 250 4.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 44 0.8
    Christianity 3958 72.7
    Islam 8 0.1
    Other Religious Groups 47 0.9
    No Religion 1385 25.4
    Others 3 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 319 14.1
    $400-$599 465 20.6
    $600-$799 349 15.4
    $800-$999 241 10.7
    $1,000-$1,249 166 7.3
    Others 719 31.8
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2500 53.9
    Employed, worked full-time 1045 22.5
    Employed, worked part-time 693 14.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 295 6.4
    Employed, away from work 108 2.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 279 15.1
    Technicians & trades workers 285 15.4
    Community & personal service workers 273 14.8
    Sales 233 12.6
    Labourers 236 12.8
    Others 539 29.2
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 44 4.0
    Infants/Primary 485 44.3
    Secondary 339 30.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 85 7.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 110 10.0
    Others 33 3.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4365 78.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 481 8.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 473 8.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 227 4.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 14 0.3
    Others 3 0.1
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1080 43.8
    Fully owned 852 34.5
    Being purchased 449 18.2
    Other tenure type 87 3.5
    Tenure Type
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