Grasstree Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Grasstree Beach (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 777 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Grasstree Beach is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Grasstree Beach was 989 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Grasstree Beach is 41 years of age.

83.1% of people living in the suburb of Grasstree Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% New Zealand, 1.7% England, 1.0% Tuvalu, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Austria, 0.5% Malta, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Switzerland.

90.3% of people living in Grasstree Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.8% Filipino , 0.7% Maltese, 0.5% Thai, 0.4% German, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Grasstree Beach is 25.9% Catholic, 23.0% No religion, 20.4% Anglican, 10.1% Uniting Church, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Lutheran, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.9% Baptist.

59.2% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Grasstree Beach.

69.7% of the people living in Grasstree Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.4% are working on a part time basis. Grasstree Beach has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Grasstree Beach are 18.7% Technicians & trades workers, 17.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.1% Professionals, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Labourers, 9.1% Managers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Grasstree Beach work in are 14.7% Mining, 12.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Construction, 8.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.1% Manufacturing, 7.3% Retail trade, 5.8% Education and training, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Other services.

37.4% of homes are fully owned, and 39.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $708 per week and the median household income is $1827 per week.

The median rent in Grasstree Beach is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Grasstree Beach postcode 4740

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