Suburb Profile Report for Bluewater QLD (4818)

Bluewater House: Median price $360,000, Annual capital growth 0.17%, Number of sales 20, Weekly median advertised rent $380

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

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

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Property value increases in Bluewater have tracked higher than the QLD average of 0.88% over the last 12 months.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Bluewater comes in at number 710th in QLD.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Bluewater is offering property investors an average of -7.03. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 89th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

A $380 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 5.49%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 0.17%.

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Bluewater, QLD – A coastal paradise for families

Postcode: 4818

Median house price: $360,000

Three-year growth: -4%

Rental yield: 5%

With an envious location right on the shore of the Coral Sea, the small suburb of Bluewater attracts residents and visitors who enjoy being near the water.

Bluewater Beach is right on its doorstep, and Bluewater Park is a well-known campsite for holidaymakers. There is a boat ramp facility as well. The Urban Forest and Fitness Trail is the perfect place to go for a run.

Bluewater State School is conveniently located for families with children, and there is a Scout hall as well as a training and camping centre for Girl Guides.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$360,000 N/A
0.00% N/A
10.43% N/A
0.17% N/A
$380 N/A
20 N/A
5.49% N/A
68.6 N/A

Source: Monthly data update for Oct 2019 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jul 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 696
Median household income ($/weekly) 1337
Median age of persons 40
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2058
Average household size 2.8
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 87 12.5
    25-34 years 93 13.4
    35-44 years 85 12.2
    45-54 years 115 16.5
    55-64 years 116 16.7
    Others 199 28.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 258 51.6
    Not Married 156 31.2
    Defacto Relationship 86 17.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 562 86.7
    Greece 6 0.9
    Papua New Guinea 7 1.1
    United Kingdom 45 6.9
    Other 10 1.5
    Others 18 2.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 453 74.9
    No Religion 152 25.1
    Buddhism 0 0.0
    Hinduism 0 0.0
    Islam 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 22 11.5
    $1,000-$1,249 21 10.9
    $1,250-$1,499 24 12.5
    $1,500-$1,999 27 14.1
    $2,000-$2,499 28 14.6
    Others 70 36.5
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 205 39.7
    Not in the labour force 184 35.6
    Employed, worked part-time 90 17.4
    Employed, away from work 26 5.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 12 2.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 40 12.3
    Technicians & trades workers 74 22.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 41 12.6
    Machinery operators & drivers 45 13.8
    Labourers 34 10.5
    Others 91 28.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 11 8.9
    Infants/Primary 59 47.6
    Secondary 29 23.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 7 5.6
    Other type of educational institution 13 10.5
    Others 5 4.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 626 95.7
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 18 2.8
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 6 0.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 4 0.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 132 55.0
    Fully owned 80 33.3
    Rented 28 11.7
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
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