Suburb Profile Report for South Townsville QLD (4810)

South Townsville House: Median price $335,000, Annual capital growth 0.33%, Number of sales 23, Weekly median advertised rent $300

South Townsville Unit: Median price $317,600, Annual capital growth 0.27%, Number of sales 20, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in South Townsville, 4810 have given investors a capital gain of 2.45%. This compares averagely with the 2.44% for QLD as a whole.

South Townsville,4810 has offered an average of 2.45% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

The most recent median price for South Townsville is $335000, with sellers offering an average of -8.51% off the asking price.

A $300 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.66%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 0.33%.

Investment property in South Townsville 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 -19.08%

Property investors looking for a bargain in South Townsville should be aiming for at least -5.39% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Residents and property investors in South Townsville have been waiting around 107.2 days to sell a property.

With the median price for a house in South Townsville being $317600 and the advertised rent reaching $330 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 5.40%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$335,000 $317,600
0.75% N/A
2.45% -19.08%
0.33% 0.27%
$300 $330
23 20
4.66% 5.40%
80.76 107.2

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Below average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 2137
Median household income ($/weekly) 1170
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 1.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 216 10.1
    25-34 years 385 18.0
    35-44 years 310 14.5
    45-54 years 375 17.5
    55-64 years 283 13.2
    Others 569 26.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 837 53.7
    Registered Married 469 30.1
    Defacto Relationship 253 16.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1600 82.8
    Greece 11 0.6
    Papua New Guinea 84 4.3
    United Kingdom 90 4.7
    Other 55 2.8
    Others 93 4.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 31 1.7
    Christianity 1247 67.6
    Islam 10 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 18 1.0
    No Religion 524 28.4
    Others 16 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 82 9.8
    $800-$999 77 9.2
    $1,000-$1,249 88 10.5
    $1,500-$1,999 100 12.0
    $2,000-$2,499 77 9.2
    Others 411 49.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 868 50.5
    Not in the labour force 428 24.9
    Employed, worked part-time 269 15.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 82 4.8
    Employed, away from work 73 4.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 125 10.3
    Professionals 269 22.2
    Technicians & trades workers 215 17.8
    Community & personal service workers 122 10.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 167 13.8
    Others 312 25.8
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 16 4.8
    Infants/Primary 88 26.7
    Secondary 67 20.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 47 14.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 102 30.9
    Others 10 3.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1135 61.7
    Flat, unit or apartment 534 29.0
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 139 7.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 30 1.6
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.2
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 456 50.1
    Being purchased 247 27.1
    Fully owned 199 21.8
    Other tenure type 9 1.0
    Tenure Type
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