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Burdekin Shire, QLD

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The Shire of Burdekin is a local government area in the Dry Tropics region of North Queensland, Australia. The local property market is small market and is affected by the economic conditions of the region. is growing steadily with many opportunities for investors.

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The LGA is mainly a rural area, with some manufacturing and tourism. The Burdekin Shire has a large beef industry, with the area being a prime cattle grazing region. The Burdekin catchment area is a significant producer of bananas, sugar cane and mangoes, as well as being home to four major sugar mills. Tourism is also an important industry, with the region offering some of the best scuba diving and fishing in Australia.

Managers (16.7%), Labourers (16.5%), Technicians and Trades Workers (14.9%), Machinery Operators and Drivers (11.6%), and Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.0%) are the most frequent jobs in Burdekin. In Burdekin, the typical weekly personal income for persons aged 15 and over is $617.

The best features of the Burdekin Shire Property market are its close proximity to Townsville and the beautiful beaches that border the region. On the contrary the market is associated with high maintenance costs and limited infrastructure.

Separate homes account for 88.5 % of occupied private residences in Burdekin, while semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, and other buildings account for 0.7 %, flats or apartments for 7.9%, and other dwellings for 2.1 %.

Buyers are generally looking at lower priced homes and there is a shortage of homes on the market in the sub $300,000 price bracket.

The best suburbs to invest are those that have the highest growth rates and are predicted to have a capital growth in the future. Find the most promising suburbs in Burdekin Shire with the help of interactive dashboard on this page.

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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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How was this calculated? Typical Price is a continuous metric calculated via a process called data fitting. Median Rent is weekly advertised rent based on rentals over the preceding 12 months. Gross Yield is Median Rent x 52 x 100 / Typical Price. To discover additional information, click the “i” icon in the top left corner of each graph or visit the Data Dictionary page.

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Property Market in Burdekin Shire, QLD

What other property markets are there near Burdekin Shire, QLD?

Burdekin Shire is surrounded by 2 other council areas – Whitsunday, Townsville.

How many people live in Burdekin Shire, QLD?

There are approximately 17500 people living in roughly 8500 dwellings in total, with an average household size of 2.4.

What are current and planned infrastructure projects in Burdekin Shire, QLD?

Among the main projects there is capital works on water infrastructure in Burdekin Shire Council’s.

What major retailers are there in Burdekin Shire, QLD?

There are main retailers such as Burdekin Plaza, Silly Sollys Ayr, Tasha’s Top Shop, Burdekin Hatcheries, Sportfirst.

What is the main industry in Burdekin Shire, QLD?

Sugar production is the largest industrial sector.

What are the dominant demographic groups in Burdekin Shire, QLD?

Among approximately 17500 people in Burdekin Shire males and females make roughly 51% and 49% respectively. The median age of people is 44 years. Children aged 0-14 years account for approximately 18% of the population, and those aged 65+ years account for 21%.

How is unemployment rate trending in Burdekin Shire, QLD?

Among approximately 8500 people employed, roughly 61% work full-time, 28% work part-time, and an estimated 5.8% are unemployed.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Fredericksfield 4806, Ayr 4807, Giru 4809, Home Hill 4806, Horseshoe Lagoon 4809, Inkerman 4806, Jarvisfield 4807, Jerona 4809, Airdmillan 4807, Kirknie 4806, Airville 4807, Barratta 4809, Mcdesme 4807, Millaroo 4807, Mona Park 4807, Mount Kelly 4807, Mount Surround 4809, Mulgrave 4807, Osborne 4806, Rangemore 4806, Rita Island 4807, Shirbourne 4809, Swans Lagoon 4807, Upper Haughton 4809, Wangaratta 4806, Wunjunga 4806, Groper Creek 4806, Brandon 4808, Alva 4807, Carstairs 4806, Clare 4807, Colevale 4808, Coral Sea 5165, Cromarty 4809, Dalbeg 4807, Eight Mile Creek 4807

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