Rockhampton

Rockhampton, or ‘Rocky’, is one or the large cities in Queensland, beautifully located on Fitzroy River. Its over 80,000 inhabitants enjoy over 300 days of sun per year, which also makes the place attractive for tourists and backpackers travelling up and down the coast.   

Rockhampton offers affordable living and great lifestyle in the same package. You have access to all you need in this mid-sized town, including excellent restaurants and cafes, gyms and sport clubs, clean and safe streets, and a great neighbourhood spirit.

It’s the perfect town to move to with kids, since you have high quality kindergarten and schools to choose from. The town still have very affordable prices, which makes it a popular choice for younger couples as well as working professionals.

Median Sale Price
$180 k
Based on 19 recorded House sales within the last 12 month

Based on a rolling 12 month period and may differ from calendar year statistics

Suburb Growth
+37.4%
Current Median Price: $180000
Previous Median Price: $131000

Based on 37 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling 12 month periods

Sales Statistics (Houses)

Demographics

116 Single Parent Families 31%
17 Other Familes 5%
143 Couples Without Children 38%
99 Couples With Children 26%

Work

Being the major city in the region, Rockhampton have many business in need of labour. You will find work opportunities in diverse business verticals, making it a safe bet for people moving here. If your work requires domestic travelling, you have easy access to Rockhampton Airport, with direct flights to Brisbane, Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, and Gold Coast.

Household Income - Weekly

Employment

Method of Travel to Work (2016)

  • Train
    0(0)%
  • Bus
    3(0)%
  • ferry
    0(0)%
  • Tram( other light rail) ()%
  • Car
    ()%
  • Moterbike/Truck
    ()%
  • Bicycle
    13(2)%
  • Walked Only
    ()%
  • Other 10(1)%

Properties For Rent

404/58 VICTORIA PARADE

$480 per week

3282m2

  • 2
  • 2
  • 1

146 KENT LANE

$250 per week

288m2

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

220 CAMPBELL STREET

$220 per week

674m2

  • 3
  • 1

102 DENISON STREET

$220 per week

673m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 2

1/96 GEORGE STREET

$170

1062m2

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

101/58 VICTORIA PARADE

$600 per week

3282m2

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

63B ARCHER STREET

$280 per week

796m2

  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

1/120 DENISON STREET

$150 per week

759m2

  • 1
  • 1
  • 1

136 CAMPBELL STREET

$250 per week

549m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 1

241 EAST STREET

$220 per week

392m2

  • 3
  • 1
  • 2

Median Weekly Rents

House

Suburb Sale Price Growth
37.4%
Current Median Price: $180,000 Previous Median Price: $131,000

Based on 37 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling month periods

Suburb Rental Yield
6.9%
Current Median Price: $180,000 Current Median Rent: $240

Based on 77 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling 12 month periods

Unit

Suburb Sale Price Growth
-12.2%
Current Median Price: $349,000 Previous Median Price: $397,500

Based on 41 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling 12 month periods

Suburb Rental Yield
3.4%
Current Median Price: $349,000 Current Median Rent: $230

Based on 47 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling 12 month periods

Recently Sold Properties

175 GEORGE STREET

*$89,000

390m2

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

271 DENISON STREET

*$130,000

405m2

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

16 BOLSOVER LANE

*$235,000

253m2

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

8 ALMA LANE

$300,000

341m2

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

9/11 COTTESLOE DRIVE

$349,000

1m2

  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

287 ALMA STREET

$80,000

313m2

  • 1
  • 1
  • 1

311 CAMPBELL STREET

$155,000

506m2

  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

28 ARCHER STREET

$220,000

215m2

  • 2

2 VICTORIA PARADE

*$360,000

1987m2

  • 2
  • 2
  • 1

2 VICTORIA PARADE

$360,000

138m2

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