Suburb Profile Report for Atherton QLD (4883)

Atherton House: Median price $315,000, Annual capital growth 2.56%, Number of sales 118, Weekly median advertised rent $300

Atherton Unit: Median price $217,500, Annual capital growth 2.79%, Number of sales 25, Weekly median advertised rent $250

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Atherton has had a quite poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of -3.08% to date .

Atherton,4883 was ranked 1460 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Atherton is offering property investors an average of -7.31. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 314th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

In the last year 118 properties changed hands in Atherton, which puts it as the 175th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Situated 1370.26km from the CBD, Atherton is one of Tablelands localities in the postcode 4883.

Over the last year, property investments in Atherton, 4883 have given investors a capital gain of 5.84%. This compares favourably with the 1.70% for QLD as a whole.

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Atherton has fallen somewhat when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

HOUSE UNIT
$315,000 $217,500
2.11% 1.40%
-3.08% 5.84%
2.56% 2.79%
$300 $250
118 25
4.95% 5.98%
120.03 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Balanced (H)
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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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