Suburb Profile Report for Coolum Beach QLD (4573)

Coolum Beach House: Median price $874,000, Annual capital growth 7.14%, Number of sales 209, Weekly median advertised rent $635

Coolum Beach Unit: Median price $576,000, Annual capital growth 4.89%, Number of sales 159, Weekly median advertised rent $470

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

Source: Monthly data update for Sep 2021 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jun 2021. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

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At number 556th in the list of Australian suburbs ordered by increase in median house value over the last year, Coolum Beach, 4573 is in the top 20% with a property value increase of 25.08% recorded in median house prices.

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Coolum Beach has given property investors a paper return of 4.98%. This puts Suburb as 358 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in QLD

Coolum Beach, 4573 is offering QLD ‘s 396th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the middle of discounts offered by this QLD.

In the last year 209 properties changed hands in Coolum Beach, which puts it as the 104th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

With the median price for a house in Coolum Beach being $874000 and the advertised rent reaching $635 the gross rental yield for property investors calculates out to be 3.78%

Over the last year, property investments in Coolum Beach, 4573 have given investors a capital gain of 36.17%. This compares very favourably with the 8.71% for QLD as a whole.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Coolum Beach,4573 has racked up an average of 36.17% over the period. This ranks it number 46th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Coolum Beach are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -3.95% below the asking price at the moment.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Coolum Beach the average time real estate has been on the market is 46.2258 days.

A $470 per week rent on the median house gives suburb investors a gross yield of circa 4.24%, without taking into account capital value appreciation, which has been averaging out at 4.89%.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$874,000 $576,000
4.98% 11.30%
25.08% 36.17%
7.14% 4.89%
$635 $470
209 159
3.78% 4.24%
53.2450331125828 46.2258064516129

Source: Monthly data update for Sep 2021 as supplied by CoreLogic. Data is reported to the period ending Jun 2021. Please note that property sales data is routinely updated, so may change retrospectively.

DSR Score for property investment : Very good (U), Very good (H)
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Demographics
Total population 7905
Median household income ($/weekly) 1027
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1750
Average household size 2.4
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1043 13.2
    25-34 years 965 12.2
    35-44 years 1236 15.6
    45-54 years 1106 14.0
    55-64 years 997 12.6
    Others 2558 32.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 2547 45.4
    Not Married 2268 40.4
    Defacto Relationship 793 14.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6139 82.3
    Papua New Guinea 347 4.6
    South Africa 53 0.7
    United Kingdom 477 6.4
    Other 142 1.9
    Others 305 4.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 139 2.0
    Christianity 4513 64.2
    Hinduism 10 0.1
    Other Religious Groups 31 0.4
    No Religion 2332 33.2
    Others 9 0.1
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 333 12.4
    $600-$799 330 12.3
    $800-$999 280 10.4
    $1,000-$1,249 273 10.1
    $1,500-$1,999 354 13.2
    Others 1122 41.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not in the labour force 2095 34.8
    Employed, worked full-time 1997 33.1
    Employed, worked part-time 1426 23.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 276 4.6
    Employed, away from work 234 3.9
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 688 18.8
    Technicians & trades workers 657 18.0
    Community & personal service workers 434 11.9
    Clerical & administrative workers 439 12.0
    Labourers 424 11.6
    Others 1014 27.7
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 84 5.0
    Infants/Primary 677 40.2
    Secondary 503 29.9
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 148 8.8
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 225 13.4
    Others 48 2.8
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 6029 82.6
    Flat, unit or apartment 738 10.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 480 6.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 52 0.7
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 3 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1150 38.9
    Being purchased 938 31.7
    Fully owned 835 28.3
    Other tenure type 32 1.1
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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