Suburb Profile

Wynnum Buyers Agent’s Guide

Are you looking to purchase a home or investment property in Wynnum? As a Wynnum Buyers Agent, we’d be happy to help and have compiled the following suburb profile for your information. Best wishes with your Wynnum property purchase!

Wynnum Suburb Profile

Wynnum is a southern, bayside suburb located 18km East of the Brisbane CBD. Wynnum is bordered by the suburbs of Manly, Wynnum West, and Lytton.

The population of Wynnum in 2016 was around 12,924 and continues to grow. 60.2% of households in Wynnum are owner occupied and consistent predominantly of professional couples with children.

Wynnum’s main shopping precinct is located close to Wynnum Central Train Station.

Wynnum has good public transport links to the city via theCleveland railway line. There are 3 train stations in the area: Wynnum North railway station,Wynnum railway stationandWynnum Central railway station.

The area is home to a number of excellent private and public schools including Iona College, Moreton Bay College, Wynnum State School, Wynnum State High School

The Wynnum foreshore is home to Pandanus Beach, the Wynnum Jetty and the heritage-listed Wynnum wading pool. It is a very popular spot for swimming and weekend picnics

The Wynnum Mangrove Boardwalk is another popular spot for walkers and bird watchers.

There are no major employers in the suburb and many residents commute to the Brisbane CBD for work

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Wynnum Properties

Elevated properties and those with water views are perhaps the most desirable, (and most expensive) parts of Wynnum.

Traffic noise can be an issue for properties close to major thoroughfares including Wynnum Rd, and Preston Rd. Buyers should check the Brisbane City Council Flood Maps, as some areas (especially along the foreshore and Wynnum Creek) are susceptible to flooding (see flood map below).

Wynnum Flood Map

Housing type and typical block size

The vast majority (69%) of properties in Wynnum are free standing houses including amix of character and modern styles.

A typical block size for this area is between 400-600m2.

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Wynnum House Prices

The median house price in Wynnum is $635,000 which is close to Brisbane’s median.

The median house price in Wynnum would typically buy a 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house on a 600m2 block. For example: 4 Ogilvie Street Wynnun – sold for $630,000 in September 2019 (click to view listingand see images below).

Buying a house in Wynnum

Wynnum Unit Prices


The median unit price in Wynnum is: $425,000

This amount would typically buy a 2 bedroom, 2bathroom unit in an older style complex. For example: 3/6 Emsworth Street Wynnum – sold for $420,000 in September 2019 (click to view listingand see images below).

Buying an Investment property in Wynnum

How has the Wynnum property market been performing?

In the last 5 years the median house price has increased by 17.5%. Over the last 10 years, house prices have increased by 2.9% per annum.

Units in Wynnum have seen more modest price growth. In the last 5 years the median price of units has increased by 8.9%. On average, over the last 10 years unit prices have increased by 1.7% per annum.

Supply and demand characteristics for Wynnum

  • Average Days on Market: Houses 65 days. Units: 134 days.
  • On average houses are selling 1% below their list price. Units typically sell 3% below their list price.
  • Wynnum’s auction clearance rates are 35% for houses, and 0% for units.
  • The average rental yield for houses is 3.96%, compared to 4.89% for units.
  • The rental vacancy rate for houses is 1.76%, compared to units 1.41%.

**Statistics are accurate for December 2019

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