Suburb Profile Report for Cairns North QLD (4870)

Cairns North House: Median price $420,000, Annual capital growth 4.05%, Number of sales 27, Weekly median advertised rent $373

Cairns North Unit: Median price $225,000, Annual capital growth 0.11%, Number of sales 194, Weekly median advertised rent $320

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

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Over the last year, property investments in Cairns North, 4870 have given investors a capital gain of -2.33%. This compares badly with the 3.15% for QLD as a whole.

Property buyers and investors in Cairns North 4870 should be seeing an average reduction in asking price of around -5.43% . This means that Cairns North is holding prices well when compared to other suburbs in QLD.

Cairns North, 4870’s gross rental yield is 4.61%

Cairns North, 4870 ranked 141th in QLD when comparing growth in median property values or capital gain over the last 12 months. Cairns North is one of 2409 in our list for QLD

Over the longer term, Cairns North has seen property prices show investors a -0.77% return over the last 3 years. This is an improvement over the last 12 months

Cairns North4870 is located in QLD which offers an average discount of -5.89% to property investors. Cairns North itself is showing figures that indicate -8.28% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

In the last year 194 properties changed hands in Cairns North, which puts it as the 38th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Using the current median advertised rental of $320 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 0.11%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 7.40%

HOUSE UNIT
$420,000 $225,000
N/A 1.24%
-2.33% 4.65%
29.23% -0.77%
10.53% -25.00%
4.05% 0.11%
$373 $320
27 194
4.61% 7.40%
57.4 96.36
Source: RP Data
DSR Score for property investment : Above average (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 4444
Median household income ($/weekly) 1026
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 1.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 504 11.3
    25-34 years 1042 23.5
    35-44 years 688 15.5
    45-54 years 656 14.8
    55-64 years 492 11.1
    Others 1060 23.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1732 57.9
    Registered Married 770 25.8
    Defacto Relationship 487 16.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2348 61.9
    Indonesia 118 3.1
    Papua New Guinea 207 5.5
    United Kingdom 260 6.9
    Other 308 8.1
    Others 554 14.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 150 4.2
    Christianity 2051 57.0
    Hinduism 81 2.2
    Other Religious Groups 61 1.7
    No Religion 1225 34.0
    Others 33 0.9
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 166 10.0
    $600-$799 202 12.1
    $800-$999 173 10.4
    $1,000-$1,249 183 11.0
    $1,500-$1,999 222 13.3
    Others 717 43.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1536 45.3
    Not in the labour force 926 27.3
    Employed, worked part-time 578 17.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 214 6.3
    Employed, away from work 136 4.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 224 9.9
    Professionals 546 24.2
    Technicians & trades workers 305 13.5
    Community & personal service workers 342 15.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 260 11.5
    Others 575 25.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 172 24.5
    Secondary 128 18.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 111 15.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 211 30.1
    Other type of educational institution 46 6.6
    Others 34 4.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 2320 66.4
    Separate house 851 24.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 303 8.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 20 0.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1238 68.9
    Being purchased 322 17.9
    Fully owned 230 12.8
    Other tenure type 6 0.3
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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