Suburb Profile Report for Lawnton QLD (4501)

Lawnton House: Median price $420,000, Annual capital growth 2.06%, Number of sales 93, Weekly median advertised rent $370

Lawnton Unit: Median price $245,250, Annual capital growth 1.32%, Number of sales 22, Weekly median advertised rent $330

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

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

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QLD has seen average median house prices change by 1.17% which means that Lawnton, 4501 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 0.24% over the last year

Comparing Lawnton,4501 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Property investors looking for a bargain in Lawnton should be aiming for at least -5.86% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

In the last year 93 properties changed hands in Lawnton, which puts it as the 241th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Property investors should expect to get $370 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

Lawnton has had a pretty good year for property investment returns compared to the rest of QLD, giving investors a capital gain of 5.48% to date .

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Lawnton has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

A $330 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 7.00%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 1.32%.

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Postcode: 4501

Median house price: $417,250

Three-year growth: 16.6%

Rental yield: 4.5%

A remarkably affordable suburb in the Sunshine State’s Moreton Bay region, Lawnton looks set to have buyers’ attention for a while.

Price growth has been picking up, with the suburb recording a 9% increase in house values in the 12 months to June 2018. The rental market has strengthened significantly in this period, with the average rental vacancy rate falling from a high 7.6% to 4.7%.

Lawnton is a haven of parks and reserves, and the North Pine River flows at the northern boundary of the suburb. Lawnton is home to Lawnton State School and Pine Rivers Special School, making it a great suburb for families to reside in. There are also several dining options and markets.

The local railway station is part of the Queensland Rail City network to Brisbane, Ipswich, Caboolture and the Sunshine Coast.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$420,000 $245,250
0.00% 0.51%
0.24% 5.48%
2.06% 1.32%
$370 $330
93 22
4.58% 7.00%
62.5416666666667 74.1333333333333

Source: Monthly data update for May 2020 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Feb 2020. 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 5355
Median household income ($/weekly) 1081
Median age of persons 36
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1733
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 676 12.6
    25-34 years 776 14.5
    35-44 years 809 15.1
    45-54 years 645 12.0
    55-64 years 574 10.7
    Others 1877 35.0
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1836 46.3
    Registered Married 1705 43.0
    Defacto Relationship 422 10.6
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 4190 81.4
    Papua New Guinea 272 5.3
    Philippines 54 1.0
    United Kingdom 246 4.8
    Other 122 2.4
    Others 261 5.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 39 0.8
    Christianity 3375 69.4
    Hinduism 56 1.2
    Other Religious Groups 39 0.8
    No Religion 1340 27.6
    Others 13 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 230 12.5
    $600-$799 218 11.8
    $1,000-$1,249 187 10.1
    $1,500-$1,999 250 13.6
    $2,000-$2,499 195 10.6
    Others 763 41.4
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1621 39.9
    Not in the labour force 1410 34.7
    Employed, worked part-time 668 16.4
    Unemployed, looking for work 219 5.4
    Employed, away from work 143 3.5
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 363 14.9
    Technicians & trades workers 406 16.7
    Community & personal service workers 238 9.8
    Clerical & administrative workers 464 19.1
    Labourers 304 12.5
    Others 657 27.0
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 56 4.9
    Infants/Primary 456 40.2
    Secondary 333 29.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 109 9.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 138 12.2
    Others 41 3.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 4167 82.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 646 12.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 250 4.9
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 7 0.1
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.1
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 779 39.0
    Rented 697 34.9
    Fully owned 497 24.9
    Other tenure type 22 1.1
    Tenure Type
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