Point Vernon Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Point Vernon (4655) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 248 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Point Vernon is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Point Vernon was 5,691 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Point Vernon is 45 years of age.

78.7% of people living in the suburb of Point Vernon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Malta, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Hungary.

92.3% of people living in Point Vernon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.7% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Punjabi, 0.1% Other .

The religious makeup of Point Vernon is 24.3% Anglican, 22.6% No religion, 18.4% Catholic, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Uniting Church, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal.

53.3% of people are married, 25.1% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 335 widowed people living in Point Vernon.

47.2% of the people living in Point Vernon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.3% are working on a part time basis. Point Vernon has an unemployment rate of 12.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Point Vernon are 18.2% Professionals, 15.7% Community & personal service workers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 11.3% Labourers, 9.2% Managers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Point Vernon work in are 19.6% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Retail trade, 10.2% Education and training, 9.0% Construction, 8.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Administrative and support services, 4.2% Manufacturing, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

40.8% of homes are fully owned, and 24.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $391 per week and the median household income is $773 per week.

The median rent in Point Vernon is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Point Vernon postcode 4655

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