Suburb Profile Report for Mitchelton QLD (4053)

Mitchelton House: Median price $665,000, Annual capital growth 3.91%, Number of sales 139, Weekly median advertised rent $475

Mitchelton Unit: Median price $420,000, Annual capital growth 5.01%, Number of sales 20, Weekly median advertised rent $400

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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 Mitchelton have tracked close to the QLD average of 0.88% over the last 12 months.

Mitchelton,4053 has offered an average of 1.45% 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 Mitchelton is offering property investors an average of -7.03. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 664th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

Using the current median advertised rental of $475 and the average annual increase in value of a median property of 3.91%, investors should hope to achieve an overall return of 3.71%

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Mitchelton, 4053 to the rest of Australia, it performed around average. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was -1.52%.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Mitchelton,4053 has racked up an average of -1.52% over the period. This ranks it number 1053th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

The most recent median price for Mitchelton is $420000, with sellers offering an average of -6.12% off the asking price.

At number 947 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Mitchelton is in the bottom 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 92.3684 for properties listed there.

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Tight squeeze in hill suburb

Postcode: 4053

Median unit price: $440,000

Vacancy rate: 1.6%

Three-year growth: 19.4%

Mitchelton, a hilly suburb 8km north-west of the Brisbane CBD, is known for its Queenslander-style homes. Although it’s a growth area, popular with families and home to Brookside Shopping Centre, the largest in Brisbane’s north-west, the property market in Mitchelton has ground to a halt, with houses gaining just 2.3% over the past year, and units a mere 0.6%.

The current median house price in $635,000, while the average unit is selling for $440,000.  However, rental yields are strong, with units averaging 4.7% and houses 3.6%. The median advertised rent for units is $400 per week, while for houses it is $440 per week, and with a vacancy rate of just 1.6%, it’s proving to be a great choice for investors. 

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$665,000 $420,000
-0.89% -1.64%
1.45% -1.52%
3.91% 5.01%
$475 $400
139 20
3.71% 4.95%
46.4150943396226 92.3684210526316

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), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 8011
Median household income ($/weekly) 1578
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2212
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    0-4 years 717 8.9
    5-14 years 956 11.9
    25-34 years 1262 15.8
    35-44 years 1319 16.5
    45-54 years 964 12.0
    Others 2794 34.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2733 47.8
    Not Married 2330 40.8
    Defacto Relationship 654 11.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6399 83.1
    Papua New Guinea 207 2.7
    United Kingdom 370 4.8
    United States of America 61 0.8
    Other 215 2.8
    Others 446 5.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 86 1.2
    Christianity 5174 71.1
    Hinduism 43 0.6
    Other Religious Groups 34 0.5
    No Religion 1928 26.5
    Others 17 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 209 7.8
    $1,250-$1,499 218 8.1
    $1,500-$1,999 367 13.6
    $2,000-$2,499 302 11.2
    $2,500-$2,999 287 10.6
    Others 1313 48.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2646 43.2
    Not in the labour force 1916 31.3
    Employed, worked part-time 1154 18.9
    Employed, away from work 250 4.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 156 2.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 499 12.3
    Professionals 1200 29.7
    Technicians & trades workers 469 11.6
    Community & personal service workers 481 11.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 693 17.1
    Others 703 17.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 134 7.5
    Infants/Primary 694 38.7
    Secondary 369 20.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 122 6.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 403 22.5
    Others 69 3.9
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6718 89.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 394 5.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 389 5.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1052 36.0
    Rented 976 33.4
    Fully owned 862 29.5
    Other tenure type 35 1.2
    Tenure Type
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