Suburb Profile Report for Atherton QLD (4883)

Atherton House: Median price $320,000, Annual capital growth 1.79%, Number of sales 125, Weekly median advertised rent $320

Atherton Unit: Median price $220,000, Annual capital growth 1.54%, Number of sales 22, Weekly median advertised rent $250

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Atherton, 4883 have given investors a capital gain of -1.84%. This compares badly with the 2.39% for QLD as a whole.

Atherton,4883 has offered an average of -1.84% return per annum in house price rises to property investors over the last three years.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Atherton is offering property investors an average of -7.16. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 255th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

Property value increases in Atherton have tracked higher than the QLD average of 0.48% over the last 12 months.

While Atherton,4883 ranked number 76th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 278th over the last 5 years.

A $250 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 5.91%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 1.54%.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$320,000 $220,000
0.00% 2.33%
-1.84% 10.00%
1.79% 1.54%
$320 $250
125 22
5.20% 5.91%
144.56 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 7286
Median household income ($/weekly) 817
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1570
Average household size 2.3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 983 13.5
    35-44 years 911 12.5
    45-54 years 870 11.9
    55-64 years 937 12.9
    65-74 years 704 9.7
    Others 2881 39.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2386 46.7
    Not Married 2173 42.5
    Defacto Relationship 549 10.7
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5834 85.8
    Japan 81 1.2
    Papua New Guinea 142 2.1
    United Kingdom 266 3.9
    Other 179 2.6
    Others 299 4.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 70 1.1
    Christianity 4660 72.0
    Islam 30 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 47 0.7
    No Religion 1649 25.5
    Others 14 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $300-$399 287 11.4
    $400-$599 421 16.8
    $600-$799 329 13.1
    $1,000-$1,249 253 10.1
    $1,500-$1,999 257 10.2
    Others 966 38.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2158 40.3
    Employed, worked full-time 1740 32.5
    Employed, worked part-time 1047 19.5
    Employed, away from work 211 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 201 3.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 363 12.1
    Professionals 457 15.2
    Technicians & trades workers 428 14.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 371 12.4
    Labourers 446 14.8
    Others 939 31.3
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 94 6.5
    Infants/Primary 620 43.0
    Secondary 484 33.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 85 5.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 113 7.8
    Others 46 3.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 5747 85.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 703 10.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 176 2.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 53 0.8
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 33 0.5
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1106 40.0
    Fully owned 1002 36.2
    Being purchased 640 23.1
    Other tenure type 19 0.7
    Tenure Type
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