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Rockhampton Regional, QLD

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The Rockhampton Region is a local government area (LGA) in Central Queensland, Australia, approximately 600 kilometres north of Brisbane.

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A number of factors contribute to the local real estate market in Rockhampton. A large proportion of the population can be attributed to the strong tradesmenship industry, which is the largest employer in the area. The well-being statistics for this area is below average, with a below-average life expectancy and a high percentage of alcohol related hospitalisations.

Technicians and Trades Workers 16.5 %, Professionals 16.1 %, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.1 %, Labourers 12.6 %, and Community and Personal Service Workers 12.4 % are the most frequent jobs here. In Rockhampton, the typical weekly personal income for persons aged 15 and over is $626.

Separate homes account for 87.7 % of occupied private residences in Rockhampton, while semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, and other buildings account for 6.9 %, flats or apartments account for 4.1 %, and other dwellings account for 0.8 %.

An important consideration for property buyers from outside this region is that there are not many rental properties available. This may be due to a lack of supply or because tenants are not looking for rental properties as much as property investors might expect them to be.

Find out more about this property market by exploring the data on this page.

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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 Rockhampton Regional, QLD

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

Rockhampton Regional is surrounded by 4 other council areas – Livingstone, Banana Shire, Gladstone, Central Highlands.

How many people live in Rockhampton Regional, QLD?

There are approximately 80000 people living in roughly 35000 dwellings in total, with an average household size of 2.5.

What major retailers are there in Rockhampton Regional, QLD?

The main retail centres are City Centre Plaza, One Eleven on George, Cherry Lane Arcade, Stockland Rockhampton Shopping Centre.

What is the main industry in Rockhampton Regional, QLD?

Such sectors as resources and mining, agribusiness, education, health, tourism and events, and transport and logistics make up the largest part of the employment.

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

Among approximately 80000 people in Rockhampton Regional males and females make roughly 49% and 51% respectively. The median age of people is 36 years. Children aged 0-14 years account for approximately 21% of the population, and those aged 65+ years account for 15%.

How is the unemployment rate trending in Rockhampton Regional, QLD?

Among approximately 38000 people employed, roughly 58% work full-time, 28% work part-time, and an estimated 9% are unemployed.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Fairy Bower 4700, Fletcher Creek 4714, Frenchville 4701, Garnant 4702, Bajool 4699, Glenroy 4702, Gogango 4702, Gracemere 4702, Hamilton Creek 4714, Horse Creek 4714, Johnsons Hill 4714, Kabra 4702, Kalapa 4702, Kawana 4701, Baree 4714, Koongal 4701, Lakes Creek 4701, Leydens Hill 4714, Limestone 4714, Limestone Creek 4701, Marmor 4702, Midgee 4702, Moongan 4714, Morinish 4702, Morinish South 4702, Mount Archer 4701, Mount Morgan 4714, Nine Mile 4702, Nine Mile Creek 4714, Norman Gardens 4701, Oakey Creek 4714, Park Avenue 4701, Parkhurst 4702, Port Alma 4699, Port Curtis 4700, Berserker 4701, Ridgelands 4702, Rockhampton City 4700, South Yaamba 4702, Stanwell 4702, Struck Oil 4714, The Common 4701, The Mine 4714, The Range 4700, Trotter Creek 4714, Walmul 4714, Walterhall 4714, Wandal 4700, West Rockhampton 4700, Wura 4714, Wycarbah 4702, Boulder Creek 4714, Bouldercombe 4702, Allenstown 4700, Bushley 4702, Alton Downs 4702, Dalma 4702, Depot Hill 4700

2 thoughts on “Rockhampton Regional, QLD”

    • Hi Vijaya.

      Are you referring to the -6.09% growth for yield metric?

      It indicates that the indicative yield has decreased by 6.09% in this market in the past 12 months.

      P.s. you can click on the info icon (top left) of every data card which will bring up the explanation of metrics shown.

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