Suburb Profile Report for Atherton QLD (4883)

Atherton House: Median price $316,000, Annual capital growth 1.83%, Number of sales 138, Weekly median advertised rent $300

Atherton Unit: Median price $215,000, Annual capital growth 0.85%, Number of sales 24, Weekly median advertised rent $250

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

Source: CoreLogic

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Atherton, 4883 to the rest of Australia, it performed somewhat poorly. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was -2.77%.

Over the longer term, Atherton has seen property prices show investors a -1.25% return over the last 3 years. This is worse than over the last 12 months

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Atherton are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -7.86% below the asking price at the moment.

At number 3468 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Atherton is in the bottom 10% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 137.04 for properties listed there.

Atherton, 4883’s gross rental yield is 4.94%

Investment property in Atherton has done around average for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 1.65%

The five-year average increase in median property values for Atherton,4883 has given property investors a potential capital gain of -2.49% across each of those five years.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 2.00 sales per month, which equates to 24 per year.

Renters in Suburb are facing rents around $3000 per annum or $250 every week.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$316,000 $215,000
-0.47% -1.15%
-2.77% 1.65%
1.83% 0.85%
$300 $250
138 24
4.94% 6.05%
137.04 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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