Byron Shire Council, NSW

Byron Shire is a local government area in New South Wales, Australia, situated in the Northern Rivers region. The shire is close to the Coral Sea and is situated about 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of the Queensland border.

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The shire, which is governed from the town of Mullumbimby, is 566.7 square kilometres (218.8 square miles) in size and has operated as a local government unit since 1906. The shire is named after Cape Byron, which was named in May 1770 by Captain Cook in honour of Vice-Admiral John Byron.
Simon Richardson was the former Mayor of Byron Shire Council; he resigned on Friday, 30 April 2021. On Thursday, 13 May 2021, Michael Lyon was chosen Mayor to fill the casual vacancy.

Professionals (23.8 %), Managers (16.8 %), Technicians and Trades Workers (13.4 %), Community and Personal Service Workers (12.9 %), and Labourers (9.7 %) are the most prevalent professions in Byron Bay.

In Byron Bay, the typical weekly personal income for residents aged 15 years and older is $621.

In Byron Bay, 61.8 % of occupied private homes are detached houses, 12.8 % are semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, or other buildings, 17.4 % are flats or apartments, and 5.8 % are other dwellings.

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Capital Growth Heatmap

Property Market Snapshot

This page provides an overview of the LGA real estate market. The data in this snapshot illustrates typical price, median rent and gross yield metrics for this council area. You are able to drill down to suburb-level data and charts which visualise these 3 key metrics as well as other important indicators in the dashboard section that follows.

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Typical Price for houses in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in house values. Council area house prices are calculated by averaging Typical Price of all suburbs within the area. Typical Price is a more accurate metric than Median Price.

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Median Weekly Rent for houses in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in rental prices. Calculated via median value formula applied to rental prices from online listings.

Yield

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Yearly Gross Yield for houses in this council area. Calculated by multiplying the Median Rent by 52 and dividing the resulting value by Typical Price. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in Gross Yield for houses.

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Typical Price for units in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in unit values. Council area house prices are calculated by averaging Typical Price of all suburbs within the area. Typical Price is a more accurate metric than Median Price.

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Median Weekly Rent for units in this council area. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in rental prices. Calculated via median value formula applied to rental prices from online listings.

Yield

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Yearly Gross Yield for units in this council area. Calculated by multiplying the Median Rent by 52 and dividing the resulting value by Typical Price. Percent changes indicate Year on Year growth or decline in Gross Yield for units.

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How to use this Dashboard

This interactive dashboard illustrates the trends for key real estate metrics in the area. Use these metrics to determine potential return on investment from this property market and its’ sub-markets.

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Property Market in Byron Shire Council, NSW

What other property markets are there near Byron Shire Council, NSW?

Byron Shire Council is surrounded by 3 other council areas – Tweed, Ballina, Lismore.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Coopers Shoot 2479, Coorabell 2479, Eureka 2480, Ewingsdale 2481, Federal 2480, Bangalow 2479, Goonengerry 2482, Hayters Hill 2481, Huonbrook 2482, Koonyum Range 2482, Main Arm 2482, Mcleods Shoot 2479, Middle Pocket 2483, Montecollum 2482, Mullumbimby 2482, Mullumbimby Creek 2482, Myocum 2481, Nashua 2479, New Brighton 2483, Ocean Shores 2483, Palmwoods 2482, Possum Creek 2479, Billinudgel 2483, Skinners Shoot 2481, South Golden Beach 2483, Suffolk Park 2481, Binna Burra 2479, Talofa 2481, The Pocket 2483, Tyagarah 2481, Upper Coopers Creek 2482, Upper Main Arm 2482, Upper Wilsons Creek 2482, Wanganui 2482, Wilsons Creek 2482, Yelgun 2483, Booyong 2480, Brunswick Heads 2483, Byron Bay 2481

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