Suburb Profile Report for Barlows Hill QLD (4703)

Barlows Hill House: Median price $365,000, Annual capital growth -1.23%, Number of sales 19, Weekly median advertised rent $450

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

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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Barlows Hill, 4703 to the rest of Australia, it performed quite well. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was 1.39%.

A 4.29% growth in median value for property investors in Barlows Hill,4703 puts this suburb at number 207th in terms of best performing suburbs in QLD

Our latest figures would indicate that property sellers in Barlows Hill are currently offering property investors an average price cut of -3.80% below the asking price at the moment.

The QLD suburb of Barlows Hill, 4703 is in the Livingstone (S) local government area.

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Coastal suburb profits by providing a peaceful lifestyle

Median house price: $481,000

Three-year growth: 33.98%

Rental yield: 3.89%

Situated next to the water in the Central Queensland region, Barlows Hill is a fairly new suburb, but it looks to have much potential.

The suburb reported 33.61% growth over the previous year following a similar rate three years ago. Its average annual growth rate is coming in strong at nearly 7%, with 2017 looking to sustain this trend by starting off with a 5.19% increase in house prices in January. Returns are a bit low for investors at just 3.89%, but demand appears to be reasonable since the average vendor discount rate is quite low at 4.91%.

Barlows Hill serves as a lovely retreat from city life, with its focus on a coastal lifestyle and nature. Residents have access to beaches and forests, which offer views of the sea. Fishing, swimming and surfing are popular pastimes in this area. For those who prefer to stay on land, Bradford Park is the recreational spot of choice. Moreover, neighbouring Yeppoon, reachable by bus, is home to restaurants, cafes and pubs.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$365,000 N/A
1.67% N/A
1.39% N/A
-1.23% N/A
$450 N/A
19 N/A
6.41% N/A
77.4615384615385 N/A

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

DSR Score for property investment : Good (H), Above average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 769
Median household income ($/weekly) 1237
Median age of persons 41
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1517
Average household size 2.6
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 109 14.2
    35-44 years 113 14.7
    45-54 years 109 14.2
    55-64 years 111 14.4
    65-74 years 78 10.1
    Others 249 32.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 287 54.6
    Not Married 176 33.5
    Defacto Relationship 63 12.0
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 640 87.9
    Papua New Guinea 19 2.6
    Philippines 10 1.4
    United Kingdom 31 4.3
    Other 10 1.4
    Others 18 2.5
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 510 71.3
    No Religion 193 27.0
    Buddhism 12 1.7
    Hinduism 0 0.0
    Islam 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 23 10.6
    $1,000-$1,249 21 9.7
    $1,500-$1,999 22 10.2
    $2,500-$2,999 25 11.6
    $3,000-$3,499 20 9.3
    Others 105 48.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 217 37.6
    Not in the labour force 207 35.9
    Employed, worked part-time 106 18.4
    Employed, away from work 25 4.3
    Unemployed, looking for work 22 3.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 45 12.9
    Professionals 73 20.9
    Technicians & trades workers 63 18.1
    Clerical & administrative workers 42 12.0
    Sales 33 9.5
    Others 93 26.6
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 8 4.3
    Infants/Primary 81 43.5
    Secondary 62 33.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 14 7.5
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 18 9.7
    Others 3 1.6
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 684 98.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 8 1.1
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 4 0.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Fully owned 94 37.6
    Being purchased 84 33.6
    Rented 72 28.8
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
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