Suburb Profile Report for Port Douglas QLD (4877)

Port Douglas House: Median price $600,000, Annual capital growth 1.31%, Number of sales 48, Weekly median advertised rent $520

Port Douglas Unit: Median price $252,500, Annual capital growth -1.43%, Number of sales 307, Weekly median advertised rent $350

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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  • Number of sales

Source: CoreLogic

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Port Douglas is in the TOP 10% in QLD when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Port Douglas gave property investors a very good capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with 18.81%.

Over the longer term, Port Douglas has seen property prices show investors a 29.03% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Property investors looking for a bargain in Port Douglas should be aiming for at least -10.51% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

The QLD suburb of Port Douglas, 4877 is in the Douglas local government area.

Over the last year, property investments in Port Douglas, 4877 have given investors a capital gain of 14.77%. This compares very favourably with the 0.74% for QLD as a whole.

Port Douglas,4877 has offered an average of 14.77% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

Port Douglas4877 is located in QLD which offers an average discount of -6.08% to property investors. Port Douglas itself is showing figures that indicate -7.73% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$600,000 $252,500
3.94% 7.45%
18.81% 14.77%
1.31% -1.43%
$520 $350
48 307
4.51% 7.21%
120.86 135.21

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3205
Median household income ($/weekly) 1068
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1625
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 270 8.4
    25-34 years 604 18.8
    35-44 years 499 15.6
    45-54 years 484 15.1
    55-64 years 465 14.5
    Others 884 27.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 947 44.2
    Registered Married 748 34.9
    Defacto Relationship 446 20.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1913 69.1
    Greece 42 1.5
    Papua New Guinea 187 6.8
    United Kingdom 244 8.8
    Other 110 4.0
    Others 273 9.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 59 2.3
    Christianity 1439 55.1
    Hinduism 17 0.7
    Other Religious Groups 22 0.8
    No Religion 1046 40.1
    Others 27 1.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 138 12.4
    $600-$799 133 11.9
    $800-$999 119 10.7
    $1,000-$1,249 126 11.3
    $1,500-$1,999 167 15.0
    Others 430 38.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1184 48.7
    Employed, worked part-time 547 22.5
    Not in the labour force 530 21.8
    Employed, away from work 97 4.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 73 3.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 289 15.8
    Technicians & trades workers 277 15.1
    Community & personal service workers 335 18.3
    Sales 240 13.1
    Labourers 244 13.3
    Others 446 24.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 149 38.7
    Secondary 88 22.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 53 13.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 53 13.8
    Other type of educational institution 22 5.7
    Others 20 5.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1242 47.4
    Flat, unit or apartment 691 26.4
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 614 23.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 62 2.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 9 0.3
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 664 55.2
    Being purchased 286 23.8
    Fully owned 243 20.2
    Other tenure type 9 0.7
    Tenure Type
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