Suburb Profile Report for Whitfield QLD (4870)

Whitfield House: Median price $486,250, Annual capital growth 2.01%, Number of sales 62, Weekly median advertised rent $440

Whitfield Unit: Median price $265,000, Annual capital growth 2.57%, Number of sales 15, Weekly median advertised rent $290

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

Source: CoreLogic

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QLD has seen average median house prices change by 2.41% which means that Whitfield, 4870 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -1.77% over the last year

Over the longer term, Whitfield has seen property prices show investors a 4.57% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

State is the 3rd most discounted Australian state or territory in this month’s figures with an average Vendor Discount of -7.10% offered to property buyers. Sellers in Whitfield itself are offering an average vendor discount of -8.23% to real estate investors.

Residents and property investors in Whitfield have been waiting around 73.69 days to sell a property.

Whitfield is 370th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in QLD with a 4.71% return

Giving property investors a a solid capital gain of 20.45% for the last year, Whitfield, 4870 is the 137th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Whitfield comes in at number 223th in QLD.

Advertised rents are around the $290 mark per week – giving a return of 5.69% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$486,250 $265,000
-5.77% 6.00%
-1.77% 20.45%
2.01% 2.57%
$440 $290
62 15
4.71% 5.69%
73.69 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

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