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Douglas Shire, QLD

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Douglas Shire is a local government area in Far North Queensland, Australia. The Douglas Shire QLD property market is very small and tight-knit. It is made up of mostly residential beachfront properties, and there is a very high demand for real estate in the area. The market can be seasonal, with prices peaking in the summer months historically.

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Tourism and sugar production are the two main industries. Tropical fruit and beef are minor industries. The shire is also home to a number of defense and research facilities.

Technicians and Trades Workers (16.1%), Managers (15.2%), Community and Personal Service Workers (15.2%), Labourers (14.6%), and Professionals (12.1%) are among the most common jobs in Douglas.

Separate homes account for 72.1 % of occupied private residences in Douglas, with semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, etc. accounting for 11.2 %, flats or apartments accounting for 11.5 %, and other dwellings accounting for 3.5 %.

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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 Douglas Shire, QLD

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

Douglas Shire is surrounded by 1 other council area – Mareeba.

How many people live in Douglas Shire, QLD?

There are approximately 12000 people living in roughly 6500 dwellings in total, with an average household size of 2.3.

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

Among the main projects there are Alternate Water Intake – Mossman-Port Douglas Catchment, Anichs Bridge, Cape Tribulation-Bloomfield Road Pavement And Culvert Upgrade, Killaloe Transfer Station – Recovery Centre.

What major retailers are there in Douglas Shire, QLD?

There are main retailers such as Primewest Port Village Shopping Centre, Portico Shopping Centre, Tahitian Lime, Rip Curl Port Douglas, Jay Jays, Western Road Clothing.

What is the main industry in Douglas Shire, QLD?

Such sectors as food and accommodation services, construction, transport, retail, health care, agriculture and education take the largest part of the employment.

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

Among approximately 12000 people in Douglas Shire males and females make roughly 51% and 49% respectively. The median age of people is 43 years. Children aged 0-14 years account for approximately 17% of the population, and those aged 65+ years account for 17%.

How is unemployment rate trending in Douglas Shire, QLD?

Among approximately 6000 people employed, roughly 58% work full-time,31 % work part-time, and an estimated 5% are unemployed.

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Forest Creek 4873, Bamboo 4873, Killaloe 4877, Kimberley 4873, Low Isles 4873, Lower Daintree 4873, Miallo 4873, Mossman 4873, Mossman Gorge 4873, Mowbray 4877, Newell 4873, Noah 4873, Oak Beach 4877, Port Douglas 4877, Rocky Point 4873, Shannonvale 4873, Spurgeon 4873, Stewart Creek Valley 4873, Syndicate 4873, Thornton Beach 4873, Bloomfield 4895, Upper Daintree 4873, Wangetti 4877, Whyanbeel 4873, Bonnie Doon 4873, Finlayvale 4873, Wonga Beach 4873, Cape Tribulation 4873, Cassowary 4873, Cooya Beach 4873, Cow Bay 4873, Craiglie 4877, Dagmar 4873, Daintree 4873, Dedin 4873, Degarra 4895, Diwan 4873

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