Suburb Profile Report for Lawnton QLD (4501)

Lawnton House: Median price $420,000, Annual capital growth 2.74%, Number of sales 89, Weekly median advertised rent $360

Lawnton Unit: Median price $250,000, Annual capital growth 1.08%, Number of sales 37, Weekly median advertised rent $310

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

Source: CoreLogic

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At number 1151th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Lawnton, 4501 is in the top 30% with a property value increase of 9.38% recorded in median house prices.

While Lawnton,4501 ranked number 189th in QLD for increase in median house value (annualised) increase, it is ranked 336th over the last 5 years.

Lawnton4501 is located in QLD which offers an average discount of -6.61% to property investors. Lawnton itself is showing figures that indicate -3.52% is the average achievable by property buyers investing in the suburb.

Advertised rents are around the $360 mark per week – giving a return of 4.46% based on the median price in Suburb

Property investors who have had real estate in Lawnton, 4501 should be ok with this QLD suburb’s performance compared to the rest of the country. Over the last year it has seen median house prices increase in value by 4.38%

Lawnton,4501 was ranked 373 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

Property investors looking for a bargain in Lawnton should be aiming for at least -3.53% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

At number 1066 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Lawnton is in the bottom 30% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 90.86 for properties listed there.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$420,000 $250,000
2.44% 2.67%
9.38% 4.38%
2.74% 1.08%
$360 $310
89 37
4.46% 6.45%
55.1 90.86

Source: CoreLogic

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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