Suburb Profile Report for East Mackay QLD (4740)

East Mackay House: Median price $345,000, Annual capital growth -0.29%, Number of sales 54, Weekly median advertised rent $420

East Mackay Unit: Median price $259,500, Annual capital growth 11.79%, Number of sales 10, Weekly median advertised rent $300

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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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If you compare the increase in value of investment property in East Mackay, 4740 to the rest of Australia, it performed around average. The median increase in value, or capital gain property investors experienced for this QLD suburb was 1.47%.

Comparing East Mackay,4740 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed better across the longer period

Property investors looking for a bargain in East Mackay should be aiming for at least -8.87% off the asking price, which is the average vendor discount being achieved at the moment.

Property investors who have had real estate in East Mackay, 4740 should be pleased 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 35.51%

Across a shorter period, East Mackay, 4740 has seen a median price increase of 34.98% over the last quarter.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$345,000 $259,500
0.00% 34.98%
1.47% 35.51%
-0.29% 11.79%
$420 $300
54 10
6.33% 6.01%
59.7692307692308 N/A

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 : Above average (H), Below average (U)
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Demographics
Total population 3636
Median household income ($/weekly) 1520
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 2.5
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 416 11.4
    25-34 years 470 12.9
    35-44 years 555 15.3
    45-54 years 525 14.4
    55-64 years 419 11.5
    Others 1251 34.4
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 1121 45.6
    Not Married 1036 42.1
    Defacto Relationship 301 12.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 2901 86.8
    Papua New Guinea 88 2.6
    Philippines 51 1.5
    United Kingdom 108 3.2
    Other 60 1.8
    Others 136 4.1
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 21 0.7
    Christianity 2475 78.4
    Islam 15 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 10 0.3
    No Religion 629 19.9
    Others 8 0.3
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 93 8.4
    $1,000-$1,249 99 8.9
    $1,500-$1,999 159 14.3
    $2,000-$2,499 106 9.6
    $2,500-$2,999 113 10.2
    Others 539 48.6
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 1307 46.9
    Not in the labour force 860 30.9
    Employed, worked part-time 432 15.5
    Employed, away from work 128 4.6
    Unemployed, looking for work 60 2.2
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 299 16.0
    Technicians & trades workers 398 21.3
    Clerical & administrative workers 241 12.9
    Machinery operators & drivers 207 11.1
    Labourers 187 10.0
    Others 535 28.7
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 27 4.2
    Infants/Primary 263 41.0
    Secondary 188 29.3
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 62 9.7
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 94 14.7
    Others 7 1.1
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 2539 81.1
    Flat, unit or apartment 492 15.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 88 2.8
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 10 0.3
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 448 35.1
    Rented 441 34.6
    Fully owned 370 29.0
    Other tenure type 17 1.3
    Tenure Type
Census 2011, ABS
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