Suburb Profile Report for Walkerston QLD (4751)

Walkerston House: Median price $350,000, Annual capital growth -0.87%, Number of sales 41, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Walkerston has done 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 -5.47%

Walkerston,4751 was ranked 1763 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Vendor discounting in Walkerston is giving property investors an average Vendor Discount of around -10.18%. This puts suburb at number 128th in QLD when ranking the most discounted suburbs.

The QLD suburb of Walkerston, 4751 is in the Mackay local government area.

HOUSE UNIT
$350,000 N/A
1.45% N/A
-5.47% N/A
-0.87% N/A
$330 N/A
41 N/A
4.90% N/A
78.09 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Below average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3089
Median household income ($/weekly) 1838
Median age of persons 32
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    0-4 years 302 9.8
    5-14 years 427 13.8
    25-34 years 509 16.5
    35-44 years 483 15.6
    45-54 years 421 13.6
    Others 947 30.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1182 57.1
    Not Married 646 31.2
    Defacto Relationship 243 11.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2749 92.9
    Netherlands 24 0.8
    Papua New Guinea 66 2.2
    United Kingdom 42 1.4
    Other 21 0.7
    Others 58 2.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 2285 81.1
    No Religion 519 18.4
    Buddhism 8 0.3
    Islam 7 0.2
    Hinduism 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 65 7.7
    $1,500-$1,999 137 16.2
    $2,000-$2,499 121 14.3
    $2,500-$2,999 105 12.4
    $3,000-$3,499 82 9.7
    Others 338 39.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1117 50.4
    Not in the labour force 558 25.2
    Employed, worked part-time 377 17.0
    Employed, away from work 122 5.5
    Unemployed, looking for work 44 2.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 182 11.3
    Technicians & trades workers 402 24.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 258 16.0
    Machinery operators & drivers 239 14.8
    Labourers 158 9.8
    Others 377 23.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 46 7.2
    Infants/Primary 299 47.0
    Secondary 182 28.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 39 6.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 55 8.6
    Others 15 2.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2767 96.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 68 2.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 30 1.0
    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 489 48.2
    Fully owned 295 29.1
    Rented 227 22.4
    Other tenure type 3 0.3
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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