Balnagowan Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Balnagowan (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 814 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Balnagowan is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Balnagowan was 389 and is comprised of approximately 46.5% females and 53.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Balnagowan is 36 years of age.

87.4% of people living in the suburb of Balnagowan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% New Zealand, 1.8% England, 1.5% South Africa, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.3% Malta.

93.3% of people living in Balnagowan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Maltese, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Balnagowan is 32.2% Catholic, 17.5% No religion, 13.4% Anglican, 12.9% Uniting Church, 6.2% Christian, nfd, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Pentecostal, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 2.1% Lutheran.

65.7% of people are married, 26.5% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 1.0% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Balnagowan.

67.8% of the people living in Balnagowan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.2% are working on a part time basis. Balnagowan has an unemployment rate of 2.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Balnagowan are 22.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.4% Managers, 12.7% Professionals, 9.6% Labourers, 8.8% Sales workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Balnagowan work in are 13.7% Construction, 10.6% Manufacturing, 9.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.5% Retail trade, 7.5% Mining, 7.0% Other services, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.1% of homes are fully owned, and 51.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $752 per week and the median household income is $1783 per week.

The median rent in Balnagowan is $115 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2817 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Balnagowan postcode 4740

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