Suburb Profile Report for South Townsville QLD (4810)

South Townsville House: Median price $339,000, Annual capital growth -0.66%, Number of sales 23, Weekly median advertised rent $290

South Townsville Unit: Median price $285,000, Annual capital growth -0.23%, Number of sales 19, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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

Source: CoreLogic

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South Townsville has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of 3.99% to date .

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in South Townsville has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that South Townsville is offering property investors an average of -6.86. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 251th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

Situated 1107.17km from the CBD, South Townsville is one of Townsville localities in the postcode 4810.

Property value increases in South Townsville have tracked lower than the QLD average of 0.29% over the last 12 months.

Over the longer term, South Townsville has seen property prices show investors a -21.05% return over the last 3 years. This is an improvement over the last 12 months

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -5.64% to buyers in South Townsville at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in South Townsville the average time real estate has been on the market is 89.7 days.

A $320 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 5.84%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at -0.23%.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$339,000 $285,000
0.59% -6.56%
3.99% -16.18%
-0.66% -0.23%
$290 $320
23 19
4.45% 5.84%
86.08 89.7

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Balanced (U)
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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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