Suburb Profile Report for Lawnton QLD (4501)

Lawnton House: Median price $417,000, Annual capital growth 2.47%, Number of sales 84, Weekly median advertised rent $380

Lawnton Unit: Median price $230,000, Annual capital growth 0.16%, Number of sales 17, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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At number 1441th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Lawnton, 4501 is in the top 40% with a property value increase of 3.99% recorded in median house prices.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Lawnton,4501 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 23.01% across each of those five years.

Lawnton4501 is located in QLD which offers an average discount of -6.80% to property investors. Lawnton itself is showing figures that indicate -4.56% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

The QLD suburb of Lawnton, 4501 is in the Moreton Bay (R) local government area.

Giving property investors a an average capital gain of -2.13% for the last year, Lawnton, 4501 is the 833th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

The five-year average increase in median property values for Lawnton,4501 has given property investors a potential capital gain of 9.52% across each of those five years.

At number 1038 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Lawnton is in the bottom 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 91.2857 for properties listed there.

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

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Postcode: 4501

Median house price: $417,250

Three-year growth: 16.6%

Rental yield: 4.5%

A remarkably affordable suburb in the Sunshine State’s Moreton Bay region, Lawnton looks set to have buyers’ attention for a while.

Price growth has been picking up, with the suburb recording a 9% increase in house values in the 12 months to June 2018. The rental market has strengthened significantly in this period, with the average rental vacancy rate falling from a high 7.6% to 4.7%.

Lawnton is a haven of parks and reserves, and the North Pine River flows at the northern boundary of the suburb. Lawnton is home to Lawnton State School and Pine Rivers Special School, making it a great suburb for families to reside in. There are also several dining options and markets.

The local railway station is part of the Queensland Rail City network to Brisbane, Ipswich, Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$417,000 $230,000
-0.71% -2.75%
3.99% -2.13%
2.47% 0.16%
$380 $330
84 17
4.74% 7.46%
44.944443 91.28571

Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2019. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 5355
Median household income ($/weekly) 1081
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 676 12.6
    25-34 years 776 14.5
    35-44 years 809 15.1
    45-54 years 645 12.0
    55-64 years 574 10.7
    Others 1877 35.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1836 46.3
    Registered Married 1705 43.0
    Defacto Relationship 422 10.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4190 81.4
    Papua New Guinea 272 5.3
    Philippines 54 1.0
    United Kingdom 246 4.8
    Other 122 2.4
    Others 261 5.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 39 0.8
    Christianity 3375 69.4
    Hinduism 56 1.2
    Other Religious Groups 39 0.8
    No Religion 1340 27.6
    Others 13 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 230 12.5
    $600-$799 218 11.8
    $1,000-$1,249 187 10.1
    $1,500-$1,999 250 13.6
    $2,000-$2,499 195 10.6
    Others 763 41.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1621 39.9
    Not in the labour force 1410 34.7
    Employed, worked part-time 668 16.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 219 5.4
    Employed, away from work 143 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 363 14.9
    Technicians & trades workers 406 16.7
    Community & personal service workers 238 9.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 464 19.1
    Labourers 304 12.5
    Others 657 27.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 56 4.9
    Infants/Primary 456 40.2
    Secondary 333 29.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 109 9.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 138 12.2
    Others 41 3.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4167 82.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 646 12.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 250 4.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 7 0.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 779 39.0
    Rented 697 34.9
    Fully owned 497 24.9
    Other tenure type 22 1.1
    Tenure Type
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