Mackay Regional, QLD

The Mackay Region is a local government area in Queensland, Australia, located in North Queensland with a population of approximately 100,000 people. It is widely known for its beautiful beaches and natural landscapes.

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Technicians and trades workers account for 20.0 % of the workforce, Professionals 14.3 %, Machinery Operators and Drivers 12.9 %, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.0 %, and Labourers 10.6 %.

In Mackay, the typical weekly personal income for persons aged 15 and over is $698.

Separate homes account for 85.0 % of occupied private residences in Mackay, while semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, and other dwellings account for 8.4 %, 4.6 %, and other dwellings account for 1.3 %.

The Mackay property market is experiencing an increase in the number of new properties being built, which has seen a steady increase in the prices of real estate. The Mackay region is a hotspot for property investors seeking higher yields.

This page will explore the trends of the real estate market in Mackay LGA so far this year as well as provide projections into the future.

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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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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.

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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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Property Market in Mackay Regional, QLD

What other property markets are there near Mackay Regional, QLD?

Mackay Regional is surrounded by 1 other council area – Whitsunday.

How many people live in Mackay Regional, QLD?

There are approximately 115000 people living in roughly 51000 dwellings in total, with an average household size of 2.5.

What are current and planned infrastructure projects in Mackay Regional, QLD?

Notable infrastructure projects include Dalrymple Street culvert replacement, Marwood-Sunnyside Road shoulder widening, Street water main renewal between Victoria and Gordon streets.

What major retailers are there in Mackay Regional, QLD?

The main retail centres are Caneland Central, Parkside Plaza Mackay, Sydney Street Markets, Northern Beaches Central, Myer, BIG W, Kmart, Coles.

What is the main industry in Mackay Regional, QLD?

Such sectors as mining services, education, health, aviation, tourism and agriculture make up the largest part of the employment.

What are the dominant demographic groups in Mackay Regional, QLD?

Among approximately 115000 people in Mackay Regional, QLD males and females make roughly 51% and 49% respectively. The median age of people is 37 years. Children aged 0-14 years account for approximately 21% of the population, and those aged 65+ years account for 13%.

How is unemployment rate trending in Mackay Regional, QLD?

Among approximately 58000 people employed, roughly 60% work full-time, 24% work part-time, and an estimated 9% are unemployed.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Eton 4741, Eungella 4757, Eungella Dam 4757, Eungella Hinterland 4741, Farleigh 4741, Finch Hatton 4756, Foulden 4740, Freshwater Point 4737, Gargett 4741, Glenella 4740, Bakers Creek 4740, Balberra 4740, Grasstree Beach 4740, Greenmount 4751, Ball Bay 4741, Habana 4740, Haliday Bay 4740, Hampden 4741, Hay Point 4740, Hazledean 4741, Balnagowan 4740, Homebush 4740, Kinchant Dam 4741, Koumala 4738, Kuttabul 4741, Laguna Quays 4800, Mackay 4740, Mackay Harbour 4740, Marian 4753, Mcewens Beach 4740, Mentmore 4798, Mia Mia 4754, Midge Point 4799, Mirani 4754, Beaconsfield 4740, Mount Charlton 4741, Mount Jukes 4740, Mount Martin 4754, Mount Ossa 4741, Mount Pelion 4741, Mount Pleasant 4740, Munbura 4740, Netherdale 4756, Nindaroo 4740, North Eton 4741, North Mackay 4740, Oakenden 4741, Ooralea 4740, Belmunda 4740, Owens Creek 4741, Paget 4740, Palmyra 4751, Benholme 4754, Pindi Pindi 4798, Pinevale 4754, Pinnacle 4741, Pleystowe 4741, Racecourse 4740, Richmond 4740, Rosella 4740, Rural View 4740, Sandiford 4740, Sarina 4737, Sarina Beach 4737, Sarina Range 4737, Seaforth 4741, Septimus 4754, Shoal Point 4750, Slade Point 4740, South Mackay 4740, St Helens Beach 4798, Sunnyside 4416, Blacks Beach 4740, Te Kowai 4740, The Leap 4740, Alexandra 4740, Bloomsbury 4799, Victoria Plains 4751, Walkerston 4751, West Mackay 4740, Yalboroo 4741, Campwin Beach 4737, Brightly 4741, Broken River 4757, Alligator Creek 4740, Bucasia 4750, Calen 4798, Cape Hillsborough 4740, Andergrove 4740, Chelona 4740, Crediton 4757, Cremorne 4740, Dalrymple Heights 4757, Devereux Creek 4753, Armstrong Beach 4737, Dolphin Heads 4740, Dows Creek 4754, Dumbleton 4740, Dunnrock 4740, East Mackay 4740, Eimeo 4740, Erakala 4740

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