Suburb Profile Report for Emerald QLD (4720)

Emerald House: Median price $246,000, Annual capital growth -3.08%, Number of sales 184, Weekly median advertised rent $280

Emerald Unit: Median price $132,500, Annual capital growth -5.78%, Number of sales 26, Weekly median advertised rent $215

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

Source: CoreLogic

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QLD has seen average median house prices change by 2.82% which means that Emerald, 4720 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of -1.60% over the last year

If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Emerald has given property investors a paper return of 0.41%. This puts Suburb as 452 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in QLD

When looking to buy, or assessing what properties are really achieving at sale, it's essential for property investors to take into account what discounts are being offered in Emerald, 4720. Typically our figures indicate that -7.28% is being offered, which puts this QLD suburb at 144th most discounted overall in Australia.

Situated 655.30km from the CBD, Emerald is one of Central Highlands localities in the postcode 4720.

Over the last year, property investments in Emerald, 4720 have given investors a capital gain of -25.35%. This compares very badly with the -0.09% for QLD as a whole.

On average over the past year, suburb has had 2.17 sales per month, which equates to 26 per year.

The QLD suburb of Emerald, 4720 is in the Central Highlands local government area.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$246,000 $132,500
0.41% 17.78%
-1.60% -25.35%
-3.08% -5.78%
$280 $215
184 26
5.92% 8.44%
27.9 N/A

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (U), Above average (H)
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Demographics
Total population 13883
Median household income ($/weekly) 2295
Median age of persons 29
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2167
Average household size 2.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    0-4 years 1309 9.4
    5-14 years 2245 16.2
    25-34 years 2523 18.2
    35-44 years 2233 16.1
    45-54 years 1872 13.5
    Others 3702 26.7
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 4344 51.0
    Not Married 2883 33.8
    Defacto Relationship 1297 15.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 10901 85.5
    Papua New Guinea 665 5.2
    Philippines 182 1.4
    United Kingdom 226 1.8
    Other 276 2.2
    Others 497 3.9
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 90 0.7
    Christianity 9418 76.4
    Hinduism 78 0.6
    Islam 54 0.4
    No Religion 2646 21.5
    Others 43 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,500-$1,999 498 14.0
    $2,000-$2,499 412 11.5
    $2,500-$2,999 746 20.9
    $3,000-$3,499 398 11.2
    $4,000 or more 270 7.6
    Others 1245 34.9
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 5519 58.5
    Employed, worked part-time 1680 17.8
    Not in the labour force 1554 16.5
    Employed, away from work 487 5.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 196 2.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 1000 13.0
    Technicians & trades workers 1574 20.5
    Clerical & administrative workers 1077 14.0
    Machinery operators & drivers 1311 17.1
    Labourers 766 10.0
    Others 1958 25.5
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 208 6.5
    Infants/Primary 1530 47.9
    Secondary 844 26.4
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 291 9.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 255 8.0
    Others 69 2.2
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 10430 86.2
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 475 3.9
    Flat, unit or apartment 973 8.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 168 1.4
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 26 0.2
    Others 26 0.2
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 1721 42.5
    Being purchased 1693 41.8
    Fully owned 615 15.2
    Other tenure type 19 0.5
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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