Hay Point Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Hay Point (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 784 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Hay Point is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Hay Point was 1,470 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

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

84.6% of people living in the suburb of Hay Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% New Zealand, 1.4% England, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% France, 0.3% Mauritius, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland.

91.5% of people living in Hay Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Hay Point is 24.3% Catholic, 21.5% No religion, 20.0% Anglican, 12.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.5% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.0% Baptist, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

49.0% of people are married, 33.7% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 43 widowed people living in Hay Point.

67.2% of the people living in Hay Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.2% are working on a part time basis. Hay Point has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Hay Point are 22.0% Technicians & trades workers, 18.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.2% Labourers, 11.7% Professionals, 10.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 6.5% Managers, 5.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hay Point work in are 16.2% Mining, 13.3% Construction, 11.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.6% Manufacturing, 7.2% Retail trade, 5.8% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Other services, 4.1% Health care and social assistance.

26.5% of homes are fully owned, and 38.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $751 per week and the median household income is $1923 per week.

The median rent in Hay Point is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hay Point postcode 4740

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