Suburb Profile Report for Airlie Beach QLD (4802)

Airlie Beach House: Median price $934,500, Annual capital growth 38.44%, Number of sales 26, Weekly median advertised rent $590

Airlie Beach Unit: Median price $329,500, Annual capital growth 1.56%, Number of sales 122, Weekly median advertised rent $400

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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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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Investment property in Airlie Beach has done well for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 38.44%

Situated 912.44km from the CBD, Airlie Beach is one of Whitsunday (R) localities in the postcode 4802.

If you compare the increase in value of investment property in Airlie Beach, 4802 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 6.29%.

Airlie Beach,4802 was ranked 735 in Australia by increase in median property value over the quarter.

At number 89th of QLD’s most discounted properties, Airlie Beach is in the bottom 40% of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

In the last year 122 properties changed hands in Airlie Beach, which puts it as the 71th most active market in QLD when comparing the number of sales per suburb.

Property investors should expect to get $400 weekly from the median priced house in this suburb.

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Airlie Beach may be a popular spot for tourists looking to visit the picturesque Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef, but it doesn’t seem to hold the same attraction for tenants.

The suburb, with a population of around 7,600, currently has a vacancy rate of 12.97%.

While its vacancy rate is quite high, it has shown some improvement over the past 12 months, down from 16.77% this time last year.

Though landlords seem to be in strong competition for tenants, those who do manage to find one are seeing decent returns, with an average rental yield in the suburb of 5%.

For unit owners in Airlie Beach, recent years haven’t been the best; the median unit price sits at $383,500, having fallen 13% over the last five years.
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$934,500 $329,500
0.00% 2.97%
38.44% 6.29%
38.44% 1.56%
$590 $400
26 122
3.28% 6.31%
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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 : Balanced (H), Good (U)
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Demographics
Total population 908
Median household income ($/weekly) 1120
Median age of persons 37
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2547
Average household size 1.9
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    20-24 years 110 12.1
    25-34 years 194 21.4
    35-44 years 138 15.2
    45-54 years 157 17.3
    55-64 years 122 13.4
    Others 187 20.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 248 46.3
    Registered Married 168 31.3
    Defacto Relationship 120 22.4
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 484 66.9
    Papua New Guinea 59 8.1
    United Kingdom 74 10.2
    United States of America 16 2.2
    Other 35 4.8
    Others 56 7.7
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Christianity 402 57.8
    No Religion 275 39.6
    Buddhism 12 1.7
    Hinduism 6 0.9
    Islam 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 30 10.5
    $600-$799 43 15.1
    $800-$999 30 10.5
    $1,000-$1,249 25 8.8
    $1,500-$1,999 31 10.9
    Others 126 44.2
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 356 52.5
    Not in the labour force 145 21.4
    Employed, worked part-time 118 17.4
    Employed, away from work 32 4.7
    Unemployed, looking for work 27 4.0
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 91 17.9
    Professionals 81 16.0
    Technicians & trades workers 82 16.2
    Community & personal service workers 54 10.7
    Sales 55 10.8
    Others 144 28.4
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Infants/Primary 23 26.1
    Secondary 18 20.5
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 23 26.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 15 17.0
    Other type of educational institution 6 6.8
    Others 3 3.4
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Flat, unit or apartment 290 47.5
    Separate house 235 38.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 44 7.2
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 22 3.6
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 20 3.3
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 182 59.3
    Being purchased 63 20.5
    Fully owned 62 20.2
    Other tenure type 0 0.0
    Tenure Type
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