Suburb Profile Report for Whitfield QLD (4870)

Whitfield House: Median price $470,500, Annual capital growth 1.10%, Number of sales 61, Weekly median advertised rent $450

Whitfield Unit: Median price $265,000, Annual capital growth 2.15%, Number of sales 11, Weekly median advertised rent $290

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
  • Median price
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Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Whitfield, 4870 should be unhappy with this QLD suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices decrease in value by -4.66%

While Whitfield,4870 ranked number 662th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 455th over the last 5 years.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Whitfield are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -7.53% below the asking price at the moment.

A $450 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.97%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 1.10%.

Giving property investors a a solid capital gain of 15.22% for the last year, Whitfield, 4870 is the 286th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Over the longer term, Whitfield has seen property prices show investors a 4.95% return over the last 3 years. This is an improvement over the last 12 months

A $290 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 5.69%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 2.15%.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$470,500 $265,000
-1.98% -0.93%
-4.66% 15.22%
1.10% 2.15%
$450 $290
61 11
4.97% 5.69%
77.01 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 4177
Median household income ($/weekly) 1256
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 589 14.1
    25-34 years 405 9.7
    35-44 years 682 16.3
    45-54 years 675 16.2
    55-64 years 511 12.2
    Others 1316 31.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1360 46.9
    Not Married 1157 39.9
    Defacto Relationship 381 13.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 3100 79.6
    South Korea 46 1.2
    Papua New Guinea 145 3.7
    United Kingdom 239 6.1
    Other 142 3.6
    Others 223 5.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 52 1.4
    Christianity 2484 67.2
    Islam 21 0.6
    Other Religious Groups 17 0.5
    No Religion 1105 29.9
    Others 20 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 137 9.6
    $800-$999 162 11.3
    $1,000-$1,249 136 9.5
    $1,500-$1,999 180 12.6
    $2,000-$2,499 149 10.4
    Others 668 46.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1333 43.6
    Not in the labour force 870 28.5
    Employed, worked part-time 618 20.2
    Employed, away from work 128 4.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 105 3.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 264 12.7
    Professionals 557 26.9
    Technicians & trades workers 244 11.8
    Community & personal service workers 227 10.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 323 15.6
    Others 459 22.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 45 5.2
    Infants/Primary 388 44.4
    Secondary 220 25.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 58 6.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 130 14.9
    Others 32 3.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2598 67.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 668 17.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 547 14.3
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 12 0.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 553 35.2
    Fully owned 521 33.2
    Rented 459 29.3
    Other tenure type 36 2.3
    Tenure Type
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