Suburb Profile Report for Lowood QLD (4311)

Lowood House: Median price $240,000, Annual capital growth -1.81%, Number of sales 61, Weekly median advertised rent $300

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

Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

  • House Report

Lowood is in the bottom 30% in QLD when comparing median price capital growth over the last year. Lowood gave property investors a disappointing capital gain figure when compared to the rest of the state, with -3.03%.

A -5.70% growth in median value for property investors in Lowood,4311 puts this suburb at number 756th in terms of best performing suburbs in QLD

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Lowood, 4311. Typically our figures indicate that -9.75% is being offered, which puts this QLD suburb at 211th most discounted overall in Australia.

In the last year 61 properties changed hands in Lowood, which puts it as the 386th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

With the median price for a house in Lowood being $240000 and the advertised rent reaching $300 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 6.50%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$240,000 N/A
-2.04% N/A
-3.03% N/A
-1.81% N/A
$300 N/A
61 N/A
6.50% N/A
102.916666666667 N/A

Source: Monthly data update for Jun 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Mar 2020. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Poor (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3336
Median household income ($/weekly) 904
Median age of persons 35
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1454
Average household size 2.7
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 546 16.4
    25-34 years 376 11.3
    35-44 years 390 11.7
    45-54 years 460 13.8
    55-64 years 368 11.0
    Others 1196 35.9
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1025 45.5
    Not Married 908 40.3
    Defacto Relationship 322 14.3
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2806 89.4
    New Zealand 22 0.7
    Papua New Guinea 85 2.7
    United Kingdom 131 4.2
    Other 21 0.7
    Others 74 2.4
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 22 0.7
    Christianity 2125 71.3
    Judaism 6 0.2
    Other Religious Groups 17 0.6
    No Religion 807 27.1
    Others 5 0.2
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 175 16.7
    $600-$799 131 12.5
    $800-$999 132 12.6
    $1,000-$1,249 102 9.8
    $1,500-$1,999 119 11.4
    Others 387 37.0
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 1054 45.1
    Employed, worked full-time 737 31.5
    Employed, worked part-time 350 15.0
    Unemployed, looking for work 121 5.2
    Employed, away from work 74 3.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Technicians & trades workers 192 16.5
    Community & personal service workers 131 11.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 131 11.3
    Machinery operators & drivers 145 12.5
    Labourers 213 18.3
    Others 350 30.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 47 6.6
    Infants/Primary 334 47.2
    Secondary 227 32.1
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 44 6.2
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 43 6.1
    Others 13 1.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2975 95.5
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 55 1.8
    Flat, unit or apartment 48 1.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 36 1.2
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 427 38.1
    Being purchased 374 33.4
    Fully owned 317 28.3
    Other tenure type 3 0.3
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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