Blacks Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Blacks Beach (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 812 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Blacks Beach is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Blacks Beach was 2,871 and is comprised of approximately 46.6% females and 53.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blacks Beach is 29 years of age.

73.5% of people living in the suburb of Blacks Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% New Zealand, 4.7% England, 4.1% South Africa, 1.1% Zimbabwe, 0.8% United States of America, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.3% China , 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Uganda, 0.2% Samoa.

87.8% of people living in Blacks Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.5% Other, 0.3% German, 0.2% Indonesian, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Spanish, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Blacks Beach is 27.1% Catholic, 23.6% No religion, 19.0% Anglican, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.8% Baptist, 1.3% Lutheran.

53.2% of people are married, 35.4% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Blacks Beach.

71.0% of the people living in Blacks Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.5% are working on a part time basis. Blacks Beach has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Blacks Beach are 22.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Professionals, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.1% Managers, 7.8% Sales workers, 7.3% Labourers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blacks Beach work in are 18.1% Mining, 10.0% Construction, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Retail trade, 7.6% Manufacturing, 5.8% Education and training, 5.5% Other services, 4.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

13.5% of homes are fully owned, and 39.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1000 per week and the median household income is $2510 per week.

The median rent in Blacks Beach is $460 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2748 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blacks Beach postcode 4740

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