Suburb Profile Report for Airlie Beach QLD (4802)

Airlie Beach House: Median price $625,000, Annual capital growth N/A, Number of sales 14, Weekly median advertised rent N/A

Airlie Beach Unit: Median price $338,750, Annual capital growth -3.14%, Number of sales 82, Weekly median advertised rent $425

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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If we look at median property appreciation over just the last three months, Airlie Beach has given property investors a paper return of -3.85%. This puts Suburb as 742 on a list of fastest fasting appreciating suburbs in QLD

On average over the past year, suburb has had 1.17 sales per month, which equates to 14 per year.

Situated 910.14km from the CBD, Airlie Beach is one of Whitsunday localities in the postcode 4802.

Over the last year, property investments in Airlie Beach, 4802 have given investors a capital gain of 4.23%. This compares favourably with the 0.66% for QLD as a whole.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Airlie Beach comes in at number 329th in QLD.

At number 146th of QLD’s most discounted properties, Airlie Beach is in the middle of the state/territory when listing in order of most discounted to least.

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YIP MAG
February 2016

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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.Full summary 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.Close
Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$625,000 $338,750
-3.85% 4.23%
N/A 4.23%
N/A -3.14%
N/A $425
14 82
N/A 6.52%
N/A 128.9

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Above average (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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