Caboolture, Qld

 

Market Overview

 

Caboolture is a satellite city located 44km north of Brisbane’s Central Business District (CBD). Its local government area is the Moreton Bay Region. Noted as the northernmost urban area of the greater Brisbane metropolitan region within South East Queensland, Caboolture also marks the end of the Brisbane suburban commuter railway service along the North Coast railway line.

 

 

People

Due to the growth in affordable housing, Caboolture’s population has shifted from a quiet town popular with farmers and retirees, to a suburb with new families.

 

Lifestyle

Caboolture’s residents enjoy easy access to Moreton Bay, the surf beaches of the Sunshine Coast, the Glasshouse Mountains and Bribie Island.

 

Homes

Caboolture’s housing stock is mainly made up of low-density residences. The single-story brick home is the predominant style.

Demand & Demographics

 

Population

The nature and size of the local population, both now and in the future, is a key driver of property demand. Better understanding the local population can assist property buyers to make better decisions.

People



  • Total Population

    21,929

  • Female

    11,276

  • Male

    10,653

  • Median Age

    34

Family Composition



  • Families

    5,593

  • Children per family

    1.9

Occupation



  • Total Employed

    7,672

  • Top Occupation

    Labourers

  • Top Occupation % Share

    16.1%

Income $/week



  • Personal

    $471

  • Family

    $1,086

  • Household

    $918

 

Family composition



  • Couple without Children

    1,963

  • Couple with Children

    2,173

  • One Parent Family

    1,367

Age



  • Top age group

    0-4

  • Top age number

    1,828

  • Top age group % share

    8.3%

Industry of employment



  • Top Industry

    Cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services

  • Total Workers (in top industry)

    348

  • Share of Employment

    4.2%

Supply & Dwellings

 

Building approvals - New Houses



  • Total Number

    309

  • Value ('000)

    $67,985

  • % Share

    59%

* These statistics are financial year to date

Building approvals - Other



  • Total Number

    209

  • Value ('000)

    $25,329

  • % Share

    40%

* These statistics are financial year to date

Dwelling Type (number)



  • Detached houses

    6,069

  • Semi-detached houses

    704

  • Flats, units or apartments

    746

Dwelling tenure (number)



  • Owned outright

    1,466

  • Owned with a mortgage

    2,331

  • Rented

    3,480

Sales Market

 

Property Market Indicator


  • Average days on market

    80

 

Prices


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  • 1.99%

    Median Price Annual Change (10 years)

  • 0.67%

    Price Change (1 Year)

  • $333

    Median Rent per week

  • 5.11%

    Gross Rental Yield

  • -0.55 %

    Median Price Annual Change (10 years)

  • -1.68 %

    Price Change (1 Year)

  • $280

    Median Rent per week

  • 7.03%

    Gross Rental Yield

 

Rental Market

 

Caboolture, Qld Rent

$333 PW

Rental Growth and Yield

Gross Rental Yield
5.11%
Change in Rental Rate (1 Year)
0.63%
Gross Rental Yield
7.03 %
Change in Rental Rate (1 Year)
-0.73 %
Data Disclaimers

Infrastructure, Jobs & Planning

 

Location & Convenience


Distance to

 

The South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009-2031

The Plan is designed to guide regional growth and development in South East Queensland.

 

The South East Queensland Infrastructure Plan and Program 2010–2031

Produced by the Queensland Department of Infrastructure and Planning, the Plan and Program outlines estimated infrastructure investment across South East Queensland to 2031.

 

Caboolture Morayfield Principal Activity Centre Strategy

 

 

Roads & Public transport

 

 

Bus

The area is serviced by two bus companies, Caboolture Bus Lines and the larger Kangaroo Bus Lines.

 

Tram

 

Train

Serviced by TransLink, Caboolture Station (Caboolture Line & North Coast Line) Caboolture railway station is the terminus for QR Citytrain's Caboolture railway line, as well as being a major stop on the North Coast railway line.

Citytrain operates regular services to Brisbane, in addition to inter-urban services to Nambour and Gympie. Significant expansion of services north of Caboolture is planned over the next decade.

 

Roads

The area is well connected by roads, including connections across the Great Dividing Range via the D'Aguilar Highway, easy highway access to Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast via the Bruce Highway. Bribie Island Road to Bribie Island is also a key route for road traffic.

Victorian data sourced from Public Transport Victoria (PTV) and VicRoads
Queensland data sourced from Queensland Government and TransLink

 

Employment Centres

 

With the suburb identified as one of the State’s largest growth centres, businesses have been quick to capitalise on this area’s growth with homemaker centres, mega hardware stores and shopping centres taking up prime locations in Caboolture’s outer-suburbs.

Employment centres include Caboolture CBD, North Lakes, Brisbane CBD and Sunshine Coast CBD.

Caboolture also includes a number of education options including Caboolture State and High Schools near the CBD, Minimbah State School, Caboolture State High School, Morayfield State High School, St Columban's College and TAFE Queensland Caboolture.

Health, wellbeing and medical amenities in the area include Caboolture Private Hospital and many other specialist medical services.

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) 2011.