Suburb Profile Report for St Lucia QLD (4067)

St Lucia House: Median price $1,152,500, Annual capital growth 3.70%, Number of sales 62, Weekly median advertised rent $610

St Lucia Unit: Median price $450,250, Annual capital growth 1.04%, Number of sales 140, Weekly median advertised rent $425

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

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Over the last year, property investments in St Lucia, 4067 have given investors a capital gain of -3.35%. This compares badly with the 2.63% for QLD as a whole.

While St Lucia,4067 ranked number 738th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 156th over the last 5 years.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -8.93% to buyers in St Lucia at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

At number 2130 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, St Lucia is just in the bottom half of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 76.58 for properties listed there.

Situated 4.57km from the CBD, St Lucia is one of Brisbane localities in the postcode 4067.

St Lucia has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of -6.78% to date .

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, St Lucia has given property investors a paper return of -5.21%. This puts Suburb as 308 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in QLD

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -5.96% to buyers in St Lucia at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

Situated 3.43km from the CBD, St Lucia is one of Brisbane localities in the postcode 4067.

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The residential suburb of St Lucia is widely regarded as one of the prime suburbs in Brisbane. Nonetheless, its apartment market is recording a reasonable median price of just $450,000, given the boost in stock.Full summary

University of Queensland home sees unit boost

Postcode: 4067

Median unit price: $450,000

Stock on market: 33.6%

12-month growth: -2.70% 

The residential suburb of St Lucia is widely regarded as one of the prime suburbs in Brisbane. Nonetheless, its apartment market is recording a reasonable median price of just $450,000, given the boost in stock.

Both house and unit supply increased in the year leading up to May 2017, although unit stock rose by a greater margin. This could benefit those looking to tap into the student population at the University of Queensland. The presence of the university makes St Lucia a significant transport hub, with buses, a ferry and bike trails. Several major roads lead to the institution as well. 

The suburb is also home to Ironside State School, a primary school, which could attract families with younger children. And despite being mainly residential, St Lucia houses many small shopping hubs. It is also the site of one of the oldest golf courses in Brisbane.

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Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$1,152,500 $450,250
-3.84% -5.21%
-3.35% -6.78%
3.70% 1.04%
$610 $425
62 140
2.75% 4.91%
76.58 97.37

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 11194
Median household income ($/weekly) 1315
Median age of persons 23
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    15-19 years 1890 16.9
    20-24 years 3335 29.8
    25-34 years 1908 17.0
    35-44 years 832 7.4
    55-64 years 784 7.0
    Others 2446 21.8
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 4683 62.4
    Registered Married 2278 30.3
    Defacto Relationship 547 7.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 5874 55.7
    Croatia 629 6.0
    Malta 553 5.2
    Singapore 461 4.4
    Other 775 7.4
    Others 2248 21.3
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 593 5.9
    Christianity 4964 49.4
    Hinduism 199 2.0
    Islam 592 5.9
    No Religion 3608 35.9
    Others 101 1.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Negative/Nil income 267 8.5
    $400-$599 250 7.9
    $1,250-$1,499 254 8.1
    $1,500-$1,999 359 11.4
    $2,500-$2,999 345 10.9
    Others 1677 53.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 4355 44.6
    Employed, worked full-time 2168 22.2
    Employed, worked part-time 2165 22.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 761 7.8
    Employed, away from work 319 3.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 411 8.8
    Professionals 1981 42.6
    Community & personal service workers 565 12.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 610 13.1
    Sales 512 11.0
    Others 575 12.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 422 6.8
    Secondary 234 3.7
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 91 1.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 5370 85.9
    Other type of educational institution 70 1.1
    Others 64 1.0
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 4211 49.5
    Separate house 3684 43.3
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 595 7.0
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 13 0.2
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1945 56.7
    Fully owned 952 27.8
    Being purchased 521 15.2
    Other tenure type 12 0.3
    Tenure Type
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