Suburb Profile Report for Waterford QLD (4133)

Waterford House: Median price $410,000, Annual capital growth 1.60%, Number of sales 96, Weekly median advertised rent $403

Waterford Unit: Median price $231,000, Annual capital growth 0.70%, Number of sales 16, Weekly median advertised rent $325

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Waterford, 4133 have given investors a capital gain of -3.19%. This compares very badly with the 2.98% for QLD as a whole.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Waterford,4133 has racked up an average of -3.19% over the period. This ranks it number 2448th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Waterford4133 is located in QLD which offers an average discount of -6.78% to property investors. Waterford itself is showing figures that indicate -4.49% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

A $402.5 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 5.10%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 1.60%.

Waterford has had a very poor year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of -7.60% to date .

Waterford,4133 was ranked 1640 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Waterford is offering property investors an average of -5.80. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 49th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

Advertised rents are around the $325 mark per week – giving a return of 7.32% based on the median price in Suburb

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$410,000 $231,000
0.00% -8.51%
-3.19% -7.60%
1.60% 0.70%
$403 $325
96 16
5.10% 7.32%
94.02 152.5

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3930
Median household income ($/weekly) 1192
Median age of persons 33
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2200
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 497 12.6
    25-34 years 695 17.7
    35-44 years 475 12.1
    55-64 years 345 8.8
    65-74 years 346 8.8
    Others 1572 40.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1204 45.5
    Not Married 1023 38.7
    Defacto Relationship 417 15.8
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2574 73.2
    Papua New Guinea 287 8.2
    Philippines 36 1.0
    United Kingdom 239 6.8
    Other 136 3.9
    Others 245 7.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 60 1.8
    Christianity 2399 71.6
    Hinduism 22 0.7
    Islam 37 1.1
    No Religion 818 24.4
    Others 16 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 135 10.9
    $600-$799 135 10.9
    $1,000-$1,249 125 10.1
    $1,500-$1,999 181 14.6
    $2,000-$2,499 142 11.5
    Others 518 41.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1148 41.2
    Not in the labour force 996 35.7
    Employed, worked part-time 448 16.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 103 3.7
    Employed, away from work 93 3.3
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 262 15.5
    Technicians & trades workers 271 16.1
    Community & personal service workers 171 10.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 309 18.3
    Labourers 188 11.2
    Others 484 28.7
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 55 7.5
    Infants/Primary 323 43.9
    Secondary 210 28.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 54 7.3
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 73 9.9
    Others 20 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 3350 95.6
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 82 2.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 68 1.9
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.1
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 485 37.1
    Being purchased 436 33.3
    Fully owned 363 27.8
    Other tenure type 24 1.8
    Tenure Type
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