Suburb Profile Report for Port Douglas QLD (4877)

Port Douglas House: Median price $570,000, Annual capital growth 0.86%, Number of sales 52, Weekly median advertised rent $550

Port Douglas Unit: Median price $247,000, Annual capital growth -1.35%, Number of sales 314, Weekly median advertised rent $353

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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With a capital gain of 13.10% for the last 12 months, Port Douglas, 4877 has performed for property investments than its average annual 0.86% property growth over the last 5 years.

A 29.55% growth in median value for property investors in Port Douglas,4877 puts this suburb at number 748th in terms of best performing suburbs in QLD

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Port Douglas is offering property investors an average of -6.86. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 127th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

Property investors should expect to get $550 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Port Douglas is in the TOP 20% 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 7.39%.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Port Douglas,4877 has racked up an average of 7.39% over the period. This ranks it number 1330th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Port Douglas, 4877. Typically our figures indicate that -7.29% is being offered, which puts this QLD suburb at 240th most discounted overall in Australia.

A $352.5 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 7.42%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at -1.35%.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$570,000 $247,000
-3.39% -1.98%
13.10% 7.39%
0.86% -1.35%
$550 $353
52 314
5.02% 7.42%
113.92 132.37

Source: CoreLogic

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