Suburb Profile Report for South Mackay QLD (4740)

South Mackay House: Median price $272,500, Annual capital growth -1.70%, Number of sales 75, Weekly median advertised rent $290

South Mackay Unit: Median price $189,000, Annual capital growth -0.92%, Number of sales 10, Weekly median advertised rent $220

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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South Mackay, 4740 ranked 670th in QLD when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. South Mackay is one of 2415 in our list for QLD

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, South Mackay,4740 has racked up an average of -3.54% over the period. This ranks it number 4039th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Property buyers and investors in South Mackay 4740 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -14.67% . This means that South Mackay is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in QLD.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in South Mackay the average time real estate has been on the market is 115.46 days.

Situated 800.38km from the CBD, South Mackay is one of Mackay localities in the postcode 4740.

QLD has seen average median house prices change by 1.12% which means that South Mackay, 4740 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -16.28% over the last year

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, South Mackay has given property investors a paper return of -9.13%. This puts Suburb as 334 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in QLD

South Mackay is 83th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in QLD with a 6.05% return

HOUSE UNIT
$272,500 $189,000
4.81% -9.13%
-3.54% -16.28%
-1.70% -0.92%
$290 $220
75 10
5.53% 6.05%
115.46 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Below average (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 7415
Median household income ($/weekly) 1326
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1914
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 840 11.3
    25-34 years 1170 15.8
    35-44 years 980 13.2
    45-54 years 1080 14.6
    55-64 years 795 10.7
    Others 2550 34.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 2368 44.1
    Registered Married 2297 42.8
    Defacto Relationship 702 13.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5921 85.6
    Papua New Guinea 201 2.9
    Philippines 217 3.1
    United Kingdom 154 2.2
    Other 142 2.1
    Others 282 4.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 54 0.8
    Christianity 5111 76.5
    Hinduism 29 0.4
    Islam 27 0.4
    No Religion 1436 21.5
    Others 23 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 217 9.0
    $400-$599 234 9.7
    $1,500-$1,999 336 14.0
    $2,000-$2,499 258 10.7
    $2,500-$2,999 228 9.5
    Others 1134 47.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2635 46.7
    Not in the labour force 1650 29.3
    Employed, worked part-time 949 16.8
    Employed, away from work 241 4.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 163 2.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 449 11.7
    Technicians & trades workers 791 20.7
    Clerical & administrative workers 535 14.0
    Machinery operators & drivers 523 13.7
    Labourers 537 14.0
    Others 994 26.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 75 5.9
    Infants/Primary 547 42.7
    Secondary 352 27.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 152 11.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 129 10.1
    Others 27 2.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5693 83.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 781 11.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 375 5.5
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 4 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1035 38.1
    Being purchased 871 32.0
    Fully owned 806 29.7
    Other tenure type 6 0.2
    Tenure Type
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