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
$173.5 k
Based on 18 recorded House sales within the last 12 month

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

Suburb Growth
+32.4%
Current Median Price: $173500
Previous Median Price: $131000

Based on 36 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

296 CAMPBELL STREET

$170 per week

506m2

  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

707/2 VICTORIA PARADE

$575 per week

2027m2

  • 3
  • 2
  • 2

902/1 EAST STREET

$680 per week

2840m2

  • 3
  • 2
  • 2

308 BOLSOVER STREET

$190 per week

828m2

  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

10/96 GEORGE STREET

$145

1062m2

  • 1
  • 1
  • 1

7 NORTH STREET

$300 per week

810m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 2

65 DENHAM STREET

$485.00

2268m2

  • 5
  • 3
  • 2

1006/1 -7 EAST STREET

$600 per week

2840m2

  • 2
  • 2
  • 1

1/6 CAMBRIDGE STREET

$200 pw

536m2

  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

92 STANLEY STREET

Approved Application

316m2

  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

Median Weekly Rents

House

Suburb Sale Price Growth
32.4%
Current Median Price: $173,500 Previous Median Price: $131,000

Based on 36 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling month periods

Suburb Rental Yield
7.2%
Current Median Price: $173,500 Current Median Rent: $240

Based on 74 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling 12 month periods

Unit

Suburb Sale Price Growth
11.7%
Current Median Price: $418,877 Previous Median Price: $375,000

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

Suburb Rental Yield
3.2%
Current Median Price: $418,877 Current Median Rent: $258

Based on 50 recorded House sales compared over the last two rolling 12 month periods

Recently Sold Properties

118 GEORGE LANE

*$299,600

276m2

  • 3
  • 2
  • 2

1 EAST STREET

$295,000

63m2

243 EAST STREET

*$227,000

500m2

  • 3
  • 1
  • 1

189 CAMPBELL STREET

$215,000

359m2

  • 3
  • 1
  • 2

102/6 VICTORIA PARADE

$595,000

193m2

  • 3
  • 2
  • 3

136 CAMPBELL STREET

$210,000

549m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 1

116 CAMPBELL STREET

$180,000

506m2

  • 2
  • 1
  • 1

174 DENISON LANE

$80,000

207m2

  • 2
  • 1

119 MURRAY STREET

$340,000

506m2

  • 4
  • 2
  • 3

1 EAST STREET

*$307,000

2840m2

  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
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