Cooktown QLD 4895

Here you can find what you need to know about Cooktown, QLD, including house prices in the area, median values, annual growth, recent sale prices, maps, a suburb profile and much more.

Suburb Insights
for Houses in last 12 months

At a Glance

$295k Median Sale Price (National Average $485k) 743rd In QLD
-4.84% Median Price Change (1 yr) (National Average 4.30%) 2586th In QLD
$325pw Median Rent (National Average $395) 654th In QLD
5.7% Median Gross Yield (National Average 4.24%) 151st In QLD
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Properties sold 35
Average discounting -8.85%
Average Days on Market 165
Stock on Market 42 for sale

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How we calculate the suburb Cash Flow Score

The suburb Cash Flow Score is simply the average of all the individual Cash Flow Scores for each property in that suburb.

A higher score indicates the suburb is more likely to contain properties that deliver an above average gross yield.

Cooktown, QLD National
Median
Gross Yield

Investor Scores are computer generated and should not be regarded as personal or general advice about investing in residential property. They should not be relied on as such — persons seeking to buy or sell residential property should always seek appropriate professional advice. The methodology used to develop the Scores depends on the availability of property data and also depends on certain assumptions and estimates.
How we calculate the suburb Capital Growth Score

The suburb Capital Growth Score is simply the average of all the individual Capital Growth Scores for each property in that suburb.

A higher score indicates the suburb has recently experienced significant capital growth and the short term outlook for further growth is likely to be good given strong market health indicators.

Cooktown, QLD National
Change in Median
Price (1 yr)
Average Days
on Market
Average Vendor
Discounting

Investor Scores are computer generated and should not be regarded as personal or general advice about investing in residential property. They should not be relied on as such — persons seeking to buy or sell residential property should always seek appropriate professional advice. The methodology used to develop the Scores depends on the availability of property data and also depends on certain assumptions and estimates.
How we calculate the suburb Lower Risk Score

The suburb Lower Risk Score is simply the average of all the individual Lower Risk Scores for each property in that suburb.

A higher score indicates the suburb has increased in value over a longer period so is less likely to only be due to recent market forces. It is also likely to contain properties that command higher rent than average and therefore attract higher income tenants. Furthermore, properties in this suburb are likely to be easier to sell in the future due to strong market health indicators.

Cooktown, QLD National
Average Days
on Market
Change in Median Price
(5 yr)
Average Vendor
Discounting

Investor Scores are computer generated and should not be regarded as personal or general advice about investing in residential property. They should not be relied on as such — persons seeking to buy or sell residential property should always seek appropriate professional advice. The methodology used to develop the Scores depends on the availability of property data and also depends on certain assumptions and estimates.

Property Prices in Cooktown


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State Auction Clearance Rates - August 2019

Auctions Clearance rate
QLD 105 46%
ACT 26 80%
NSW 446 76%
NT 7 29%
SA 48 66%
TAS 2 100%
VIC 588 76%
WA 13 45%

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Suburb Information

Cooktown, QLD 4895

Part of: Cook Council No data available

The size of Cooktown is approximately 2,143.8 square kilometres. It has 40 parks covering nearly 11.4% of total area. The population of Cooktown in 2011 was 2,338 people. By 2016 the population was 2,635 showing a population growth of 12.7% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Cooktown is 60-69 years. Households in Cooktown are primarily childless couples and are likely to be repaying $1000 - $1399 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Cooktown work in a professional occupation. In 2011, 52.5% of the homes in Cooktown were owner-occupied compared with 54.1% in 2016. (source: Australian Bureau of Statistics)

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Demographic data provided
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Market Trends for Cooktown   for Houses in last 12 months


There have been 35 Houses sold in Cooktown in the past 12 months with a median sale price of $295K, up -4.84% annually. It takes on average 165 days to sell with vendor discounting of -8.85%.

Streets in Cooktown


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