Suburb Profile Report for Yorkeys Knob QLD (4878)

Yorkeys Knob House: Median price $380,000, Annual capital growth 0.67%, Number of sales 25, Weekly median advertised rent $400

Yorkeys Knob Unit: Median price $218,000, Annual capital growth 0.70%, Number of sales 62, Weekly median advertised rent $283

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

Source: CoreLogic

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Over the last year, property investments in Yorkeys Knob, 4878 have given investors a capital gain of -2.56%. This compares badly with the 2.98% for QLD as a whole.

When looking at the potential capital gains offered to property investors over the last 3 years, Yorkeys Knob comes in at number 605th in QLD.

The most recent median price for Yorkeys Knob is $380000, with sellers offering an average of -6.96% off the asking price.

Yorkeys Knob is 139th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in QLD with a 5.47% return

QLD has seen average median house prices change by 0.30% which means that Yorkeys Knob, 4878 has done well for property investors by showing a capital gain of 4.93% over the last year

Data for the last quarter indicates that, in the short term at least, the capital value growth rate for property investors in Yorkeys Knob has increased when compared to the 5 year average annual rate.

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -9.22% to buyers in Yorkeys Knob at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

At number 1256 in a list of fastest selling suburbs, Yorkeys Knob is in the bottom 20% of suburbs in Australia with an average of days on market 108.7 for properties listed there.

Situated 1331.80km from the CBD, Yorkeys Knob is one of Cairns localities in the postcode 4878.

Metrics i HOUSE UNIT
$380,000 $218,000
1.20% 0.00%
-2.56% 4.93%
0.67% 0.70%
$400 $283
25 62
5.47% 6.74%
72.26 108.7

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Balanced (H), Balanced (U)
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Demographics
Total population 2765
Median household income ($/weekly) 938
Median age of persons 39
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 1473
Average household size 2
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 261 9.4
    25-34 years 412 14.9
    35-44 years 436 15.8
    45-54 years 460 16.6
    55-64 years 405 14.6
    Others 792 28.6
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Not Married 1020 49.3
    Registered Married 675 32.6
    Defacto Relationship 376 18.2
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 1971 76.9
    Greece 31 1.2
    Papua New Guinea 113 4.4
    United Kingdom 196 7.6
    Other 105 4.1
    Others 148 5.8
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 61 2.5
    Christianity 1406 58.1
    Islam 12 0.5
    Other Religious Groups 21 0.9
    No Religion 906 37.5
    Others 12 0.5
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $400-$599 133 11.9
    $600-$799 136 12.1
    $800-$999 146 13.0
    $1,000-$1,249 106 9.4
    $1,500-$1,999 140 12.5
    Others 461 41.1
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 900 41.3
    Not in the labour force 628 28.8
    Employed, worked part-time 437 20.1
    Unemployed, looking for work 124 5.7
    Employed, away from work 90 4.1
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Professionals 282 19.8
    Technicians & trades workers 218 15.3
    Community & personal service workers 177 12.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 179 12.5
    Sales 170 11.9
    Others 401 28.1
    Occupation
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 21 4.1
    Infants/Primary 170 33.0
    Secondary 129 25.0
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 57 11.1
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 119 23.1
    Others 19 3.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 1313 51.3
    Flat, unit or apartment 863 33.7
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 359 14.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 25 1.0
    Improvised home, tent, sleepers out 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Rented 664 54.4
    Being purchased 309 25.3
    Fully owned 238 19.5
    Other tenure type 9 0.7
    Tenure Type
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