Suburb Profile Report for Emerald QLD (4720)

Emerald House: Median price $246,000, Annual capital growth -3.05%, Number of sales 158, Weekly median advertised rent $280

Emerald Unit: Median price $142,500, Annual capital growth -5.54%, Number of sales 24, Weekly median advertised rent $200

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Emerald has done pretty poorly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of -1.60%

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Emerald,4720 has racked up an average of -1.60% over the period. This ranks it number 4109th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Emerald, 4720 is offering QLD ‘s 75th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the TOP 10% of discounts offered by this QLD.

At number 2331 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Emerald is in the bottom 40% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 88.53 for properties listed there.

Emerald is 81th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in QLD with a 5.92% return

QLD has seen average median house prices change by 0.74% which means that Emerald, 4720 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -26.92% over the last year

Property investors looking for a bargain in Emerald should be aiming for at least -11.97% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

The QLD suburb of Emerald, 4720 is in the Central Highlands local government area.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$246,000 $142,500
2.50% N/A
-1.60% -26.92%
-3.05% -5.54%
$280 $200
158 24
5.92% 7.30%
88.53 138.5

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 13883
Median household income ($/weekly) 2295
Median age of persons 29
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    0-4 years 1309 9.4
    5-14 years 2245 16.2
    25-34 years 2523 18.2
    35-44 years 2233 16.1
    45-54 years 1872 13.5
    Others 3702 26.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4344 51.0
    Not Married 2883 33.8
    Defacto Relationship 1297 15.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 10901 85.5
    Papua New Guinea 665 5.2
    Philippines 182 1.4
    United Kingdom 226 1.8
    Other 276 2.2
    Others 497 3.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 90 0.7
    Christianity 9418 76.4
    Hinduism 78 0.6
    Islam 54 0.4
    No Religion 2646 21.5
    Others 43 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 498 14.0
    $2,000-$2,499 412 11.5
    $2,500-$2,999 746 20.9
    $3,000-$3,499 398 11.2
    $4,000 or more 270 7.6
    Others 1245 34.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 5519 58.5
    Employed, worked part-time 1680 17.8
    Not in the labour force 1554 16.5
    Employed, away from work 487 5.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 196 2.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 1000 13.0
    Technicians & trades workers 1574 20.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 1077 14.0
    Machinery operators & drivers 1311 17.1
    Labourers 766 10.0
    Others 1958 25.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 208 6.5
    Infants/Primary 1530 47.9
    Secondary 844 26.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 291 9.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 255 8.0
    Others 69 2.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 10430 86.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 475 3.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 973 8.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 168 1.4
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 26 0.2
    Others 26 0.2
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1721 42.5
    Being purchased 1693 41.8
    Fully owned 615 15.2
    Other tenure type 19 0.5
    Tenure Type
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