Sandstone Point Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Sandstone Point (4511) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 44 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Sandstone Point is in the federal electorate of Longman.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandstone Point was 3,895 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sandstone Point is 51 years of age.

76.8% of people living in the suburb of Sandstone Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 4.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Malta, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Poland.

94.2% of people living in Sandstone Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% German, 0.2% French, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Sandstone Point is 27.1% Anglican, 21.5% Catholic, 19.5% No religion, 7.6% Uniting Church, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.5% Baptist.

61.5% of people are married, 18.2% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 232 widowed people living in Sandstone Point.

54.1% of the people living in Sandstone Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Sandstone Point has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandstone Point are 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Sales workers, 13.0% Professionals, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Labourers, 9.0% Managers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sandstone Point work in are 13.1% Retail trade, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Construction, 10.5% Manufacturing, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Education and training, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Other services.

48.9% of homes are fully owned, and 26.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $420 per week and the median household income is $863 per week.

The median rent in Sandstone Point is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandstone Point postcode 4511

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