Cooloola Cove Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Cooloola Cove (4580) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 168 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Cooloola Cove is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Cooloola Cove was 2,513 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cooloola Cove is 50 years of age.

79.0% of people living in the suburb of Cooloola Cove were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Hungary, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Samoa, 0.2% Finland, 0.2% Cyprus.

92.5% of people living in Cooloola Cove speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% Serbian, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Cooloola Cove is 24.3% No religion, 21.7% Anglican, 18.9% Catholic, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.4% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Baptist, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

57.5% of people are married, 21.7% have never married and 12.2% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 94 widowed people living in Cooloola Cove.

46.3% of the people living in Cooloola Cove over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.7% are working on a part time basis. Cooloola Cove has an unemployment rate of 10.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Cooloola Cove are 18.6% Technicians & trades workers, 17.8% Labourers, 13.8% Sales workers, 11.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Professionals, 8.0% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cooloola Cove work in are 16.0% Retail trade, 11.7% Construction, 10.6% Accommodation and food services, 9.9% Manufacturing, 8.2% Health care and social assistance, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Education and training, 4.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.5% Other services.

45.0% of homes are fully owned, and 30.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $345 per week and the median household income is $693 per week.

The median rent in Cooloola Cove is $245 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1343 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cooloola Cove postcode 4580

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