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Western Downs Regional, QLD

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Western Downs Region is a Queensland local government area that is located west of the capital city Brisbane. The Western Downs property real estate market is predominantly rural, with a few small towns and villages. The house prices are quite stable, with a steady demand for properties in the rural areas.

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The region is known for its agriculture and livestock production, as well as its natural resources including coal and gas. The major population centres in the region include the towns of Dalby, Chinchilla, and Miles.

Managers (19.5%), Technicians and Trades Workers (16.1%), Labourers (13.7%), Professionals (11.5%), and Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.2%) are the most frequent jobs in Western Downs. In Western Downs, the typical weekly personal income for persons aged 15 and over is $621.

If you’re looking to invest in property in Western Downs QLD, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Firstly, it’s important to do your research and find an area that is growing or has potential for growth. Secondly, you’ll want to think about what type of property you want to invest in.

Separate homes make up 91.0 percent of occupied private residences in Western Downs, while semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, and other structures make up 4.1 percent, flats or apartments make up 3.2 percent, and other dwellings make up 1.0 percent.

Discover the key property market metrics for this LGA with the help of interactive dashboard below.

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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 Western Downs Regional, QLD

What other property markets are there near Western Downs Regional, QLD?

Western Downs Regional is surrounded by 7 other council areas – South Burnett, North Burnett, Banana, Maranoa, Goondiwindi, Balonne, Toowoomba.

How many people live in Western Downs Regional, QLD?

There are approximately 33000 people living in roughly 16000 dwellings in total, with an average household size of 2.5.

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

Notable infrastructure projects include Chinchilla Botanic Parkland, Dalby: Lake Broadwater, Chinchilla: Chinchilla Weir, Tara: Tara Lagoon Parklands, Condamine: Caliguel Lagoon.

What major retailers are there in Western Downs Regional, QLD?

The main retail centres are Dalby Shoppingworld, BIG W, Kmart Dalby K Hub, The Reject Shop.

What is the main industry in Western Downs Regional, QLD?

Such sectors as coal mining, coal seam gas, wind and solar renewable energy facilities make up the largest part of the employment.

What are the dominant demographic groups in Western Downs Regional, QLD?

Among approximately 33000 people in Western Downs Regional 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 22% of the population, and those aged 65+ years account for 16%.

How is unemployment rate trending in Western Downs Regional, QLD?

Among approximately 15000 people employed, roughly 62% work full-time, 27% work part-time, and an estimated 6% are unemployed.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Auburn 4413, Fairyland 4413, Flinton 4422, Glenaubyn 4424, Goombi 4413, Baking Board 4413, Goranba 4421, Greenswamp 4413, Grosmont 4419, Guluguba 4418, Gurulmundi 4415, Halliford 4407, Hannaford 4406, Hookswood 4415, Hopeland 4413, Inglestone 4422, Jandowae 4410, Jimbour East 4406, Jimbour West 4406, Jinghi 4410, Kaimkillenbun 4406, Barakula 4413, Kogan 4406, Kowguran 4415, Kragra 4413, Kumbarilla 4405, Langlands 4413, Barramornie 4416, Macalister 4406, Malling 4352, Marmadua 4421, Meandarra 4422, Miles 4415, Montrose 4413, Moola 4403, Moraby 4416, Beelbee 4406, Mowbullan 4405, Myall Park 4415, Bell 4408, Nandi 4405, Nangram 4416, Pelham 4415, Pelican 4413, Pine Hills 4416, Pirrinuan 4405, Ranges Bridge 4405, Red Hill 4859, Roche Creek 4419, Rywung 4413, Southwood 4406, Springvale 4405, Sujeewong 4413, Tara 4421, Blackswamp 4413, The Gums 4406, Blaxland 4405, Tuckerang 4411, Bogandilla 4425, Waikola 4428, Wandoan 4419, Warra 4411, Weir River 4406, Weranga 4405, Westmar 4422, Wieambilla 4413, Woleebee 4419, Wychie 4412, Boonarga 4413, Yulabilla 4416, Brigalow 4412, Bundi 4419, Bungaban 4419, Bunya Mountains 4405, Burncluith 4413, Burra Burri 4413, Cadarga 4413, Cameby 4413, Canaga 4413, Chances Plain 4413, Chinchilla 4413, Clifford 4427, Columboola 4415, Condamine 4416, Coomrith 4422, Cooranga 4408, Crossroads 4413, Dalby 4405, Dalwogon 4415, Darr Creek 4413, Diamondy 4410, Drillham 4424, Drillham South 4424, Ducklo 4405, Dulacca 4425, Durah 4413

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