Ocean View Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ocean View (4521) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 42 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ocean View is in the federal electorate of Dickson.

In the 2011 census the population of Ocean View was 817 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ocean View is 44 years of age.

76.7% of people living in the suburb of Ocean View were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 1.6% South Africa, 1.1% Germany, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Indonesia, 0.6% Austria, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Scotland.

92.2% of people living in Ocean View speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.2% German, 1.0% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Ocean View is 29.1% No religion, 20.0% Catholic, 16.6% Anglican, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.3% Uniting Church, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.2% Baptist, 1.2% Lutheran.

62.4% of people are married, 22.5% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 23 widowed people living in Ocean View.

58.7% of the people living in Ocean View over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Ocean View has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Ocean View are 26.8% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Managers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Labourers, 7.1% Sales workers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ocean View work in are 11.3% Public administration and safety, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.1% Education and training, 7.9% Retail trade, 7.6% Construction, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Wholesale trade.

38.2% of homes are fully owned, and 53.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $687 per week and the median household income is $1489 per week.

The median rent in Ocean View is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ocean View postcode 4521

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