Suburb Profile Report for Highfields QLD (4352)

Highfields House: Median price $517,500, Annual capital growth 2.39%, Number of sales 118, Weekly median advertised rent $435

Highfields Unit: Median price $300,000, Annual capital growth -1.03%, Number of sales 11, Weekly median advertised rent $315

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

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

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Highfields has had a pretty average year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of -1.24% to date .

Highfields,4352 was ranked 3165 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

LACK OF BUYER INTEREST may well be the reason that Highfields is offering property investors an average of -7.01. This rate of discount on properties puts Suburb at number 522th in terms of most discounted suburbs in QLD

On average over the past year, suburb has had 9.83 sales per month, which equates to 118 per year.

With the median price for a house in Highfields being $517500 and the advertised rent reaching $435 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 4.37%

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$517,500 $300,000
-2.73% N/A
-1.24% N/A
2.39% -1.03%
$435 $315
118 11
4.37% 5.46%
92.9791666666667 N/A

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

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 8011
Median household income ($/weekly) 1560
Median age of persons 38
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1863
Average household size 3
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1505 18.8
    25-34 years 666 8.3
    35-44 years 1315 16.4
    45-54 years 1143 14.3
    55-64 years 941 11.7
    Others 2441 30.5
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 3783 69.1
    Not Married 1423 26.0
    Defacto Relationship 268 4.9
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6908 89.1
    Papua New Guinea 121 1.6
    South Africa 70 0.9
    United Kingdom 312 4.0
    Other 186 2.4
    Others 158 2.0
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 34 0.5
    Christianity 6376 84.6
    Hinduism 12 0.2
    Other Religious Groups 17 0.2
    No Religion 1089 14.4
    Others 10 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $600-$799 214 9.4
    $800-$999 185 8.1
    $1,500-$1,999 347 15.2
    $2,000-$2,499 321 14.1
    $2,500-$2,999 242 10.6
    Others 975 42.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 2366 40.8
    Not in the labour force 1844 31.8
    Employed, worked part-time 1224 21.1
    Employed, away from work 229 3.9
    Unemployed, looking for work 138 2.4
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 476 12.5
    Professionals 849 22.2
    Technicians & trades workers 583 15.3
    Community & personal service workers 390 10.2
    Clerical & administrative workers 637 16.7
    Others 883 23.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 101 4.5
    Infants/Primary 1087 48.9
    Secondary 692 31.2
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 108 4.9
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 194 8.7
    Others 39 1.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 7518 98.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 68 0.9
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 25 0.3
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 10 0.1
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 7 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 1153 45.0
    Fully owned 1004 39.2
    Rented 378 14.8
    Other tenure type 27 1.1
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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