Balonne, QLD

The Balonne Shire is located in the southwest corner of Queensland, approximately halfway between Brisbane and Townsville. The Shire covers an area of 8,931 square kilometers and has a population of approximately 13,000 people.

The Shire is predominantly rural, with the main towns being St George, Dirranbandi and Bollon. The local economy is driven by agriculture, with beef cattle, sheep, grain and cotton being the main products. Tourism is also an important industry, with the Shire’s natural attractions such as the Balonne River and Carnarvon Gorge attracting visitors from all over Australia.

The property market in the Balonne Shire is relatively affordable, with typical house prices sitting at around $250,000. This is significantly lower than the Queensland average. The Shire’s proximity to major regional centres such as Brisbane and Townsville make it an attractive option for those looking to purchase a property in a rural area.

Managers (25.2 %), Labourers (16.4 %), Professionals (12.1 %), Technicians and Trades Workers (10.3 %), and Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.2 %) are the most common jobs in Balonne. Balonne’s median weekly personal income for adults aged 15 and above is $662.

Separate homes account for 93.0 % of occupied private dwellings in Balonne, 0.3 % for semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, etc., 2.1 % for flats or apartments, and 3.2 % for other dwellings.



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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.

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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.

Yield 

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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 Balonne, QLD

Suburbs/localities in this Local Government Area: Hebel 4486, St George 4487, Thallon 4497, Bollon 4488, Dirranbandi 4486