Rocky Point Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Rocky Point (4873) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1460 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Rocky Point is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 Census the population of Rocky Point is 1,555 and is comprised of 46.4% females and 53.6% males.

The median/average age of the Rocky Point population is 31 years of age, 6 years below the Australian average.

76.3% of people living in Rocky Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 2.7%, New Zealand 2.7%, South Africa 0.7%, Thailand 0.6%, Papua New Guinea 0.6%.

78.7% of people speak English as their first language 1.6% Yumplatok (Torres Strait Creole), 0.4% Kriol, 0.3% Filipino, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Aboriginal English, so described.

The religious make up of Rocky Point is 24.2% No Religion, 19.5% Catholic, 14.9% Anglican, 8.9% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

45.6% of people are married, 42.7% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Rocky Point.

71.9% of the people living in Rocky Point are employed full time, 17.5% are working on a part time basis. Rocky Point has an unemployment rate of 2.9%.

The main occupations of people from Rocky Point are Technicians and Trades Workers 23.5%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 22.7%, Professionals 13.3%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 9.4%, Managers 8.4%, Labourers 8%, Community and Personal Service Workers 6.7%, Sales Workers 5.3%.

The median individual income is $1172.00 per week and the median household income is $2335.00 per week.

5% of homes are fully owned, and 34.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 59.4% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Rocky Point is $219 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rocky Point postcode 4873

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