River Heads Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

River Heads (4655) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 229 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. River Heads is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of River Heads was 1,294 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of River Heads is 46 years of age.

78.7% of people living in the suburb of River Heads were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.6% England, 3.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Solomon Islands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Fiji, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Italy.

95.3% of people living in River Heads speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.5% Spanish, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of River Heads is 28.0% No religion, 25.9% Anglican, 16.4% Catholic, 6.8% Uniting Church, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Lutheran, 1.5% Other religious affiliation .

55.4% of people are married, 24.3% have never married and 12.7% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 38 widowed people living in River Heads.

47.8% of the people living in River Heads over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. River Heads has an unemployment rate of 13.8%.

The main occupations of people living in River Heads are 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.9% Labourers, 14.3% Professionals, 12.7% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Sales workers, 10.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.6% Managers.

The main industries people from River Heads work in are 17.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Retail trade, 10.6% Construction, 9.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.4% Administrative and support services, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Education and training, 3.3% Inadequately described/Not stated.

38.7% of homes are fully owned, and 31.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $397 per week and the median household income is $844 per week.

The median rent in River Heads is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for River Heads postcode 4655

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