Suburb Profile Report for South Townsville QLD (4810)

South Townsville House: Median price $327,500, Annual capital growth 1.58%, Number of sales 38, Weekly median advertised rent $310

South Townsville Unit: Median price $317,600, Annual capital growth 2.81%, Number of sales 24, Weekly median advertised rent $338

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

Source: CoreLogic

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At number 3627th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, South Townsville, 4810 is in the BOTTOM 20% with a property value increase of -6.43% recorded in median house prices.

Over the longer term, South Townsville has seen property prices show investors a -5.76% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -8.46% to buyers in South Townsville at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

South Townsville is 294th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in QLD with a 4.92% return

South Townsville is in the bottom 10% in QLD when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. South Townsville gave property investors a dismal capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -17.51%.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, South Townsville comes in at number 343th in QLD.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -5.15% to buyers in South Townsville at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

With the median price for a house in South Townsville being $317600 and the advertised rent reaching $337.5 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 5.53%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$327,500 $317,600
-0.76% -3.82%
-6.43% -17.51%
1.58% 2.81%
$310 $338
38 24
4.92% 5.53%
92.69 128.53

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
Census 2011, ABS
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