Dolphin Heads Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Dolphin Heads was 398 and is comprised of approximately 45.0% females and 55.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dolphin Heads is 43 years of age.

65.8% of people living in the suburb of Dolphin Heads were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% England, 7.8% New Zealand, 5.0% South Africa, 1.8% United States of America, 1.5% Malaysia, 1.3% Canada, 1.3% Zimbabwe.

89.2% of people living in Dolphin Heads speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Other, 1.5% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Dolphin Heads is 25.5% Catholic, 23.0% No religion, 21.2% Anglican, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 5.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Pentecostal.

53.7% of people are married, 29.8% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Dolphin Heads.

70.0% of the people living in Dolphin Heads over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.7% are working on a part time basis. Dolphin Heads has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Dolphin Heads are 22.5% Professionals, 16.1% Managers, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Sales workers, 6.4% Labourers, 5.5% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Dolphin Heads work in are 15.1% Mining, 13.0% Construction, 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Education and training, 7.5% Retail trade, 7.5% Other services, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Manufacturing, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

20.3% of homes are fully owned, and 39.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1152 per week and the median household income is $2580 per week.

The median rent in Dolphin Heads is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2708 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dolphin Heads postcode 4740

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