Suburb Profile Report for Palm Cove QLD (4879)

Palm Cove House: Median price $564,000, Annual capital growth 2.77%, Number of sales 34, Weekly median advertised rent $470

Palm Cove Unit: Median price $270,000, Annual capital growth -4.87%, Number of sales 114, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Property investors who have had real estate in Palm Cove, 4879 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 -19.49%

Across a shorter period, Palm Cove, 4879 has seen a median price increase of -8.29% over the last quarter.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -6.97% to buyers in Palm Cove at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Palm Cove the average time real estate has been on the market is 89 days.

Advertised rents are around the $470 mark per week – giving a return of 4.33% based on the median price in Suburb

QLD has seen average median house prices change by 1.70% which means that Palm Cove, 4879 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 0.00% over the last year

Over the longer term, Palm Cove has seen property prices show investors a 7.57% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Palm Cove4879 is located in QLD which offers an average discount of -5.97% to property investors. Palm Cove itself is showing figures that indicate -8.46% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

Property investors should expect to get $330 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

HOUSE UNIT
$564,000 $270,000
-8.29% -5.26%
-19.49% 0.00%
2.77% -4.87%
$470 $330
34 114
4.33% 6.36%
89 141.56

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Balanced (H)
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Demographics
Total population 1656
Median household income ($/weekly) 1051
Median age of persons 45
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1842
Average household size 2.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    25-34 years 185 11.2
    35-44 years 282 17.0
    45-54 years 286 17.3
    55-64 years 296 17.9
    65-74 years 183 11.0
    Others 425 25.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 616 52.6
    Not Married 408 34.8
    Defacto Relationship 148 12.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 969 65.8
    Greece 21 1.4
    Papua New Guinea 82 5.6
    United Kingdom 210 14.3
    Other 59 4.0
    Others 132 9.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 34 2.4
    Christianity 930 65.1
    Islam 11 0.8
    Judaism 6 0.4
    No Religion 442 30.9
    Others 6 0.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 56 9.4
    $600-$799 81 13.7
    $800-$999 74 12.5
    $1,250-$1,499 56 9.4
    $1,500-$1,999 73 12.3
    Others 253 42.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 541 42.6
    Not in the labour force 373 29.3
    Employed, worked part-time 232 18.3
    Employed, away from work 71 5.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 54 4.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 160 19.0
    Professionals 168 19.9
    Technicians & trades workers 117 13.9
    Community & personal service workers 104 12.3
    Sales 99 11.7
    Others 195 23.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 12 5.3
    Infants/Primary 88 39.1
    Secondary 46 20.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 30 13.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 45 20.0
    Others 4 1.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 901 61.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 375 25.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 165 11.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 16 1.1
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 313 47.8
    Being purchased 180 27.5
    Fully owned 156 23.8
    Other tenure type 6 0.9
    Tenure Type
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