Mackay Harbour Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mackay Harbour (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 806 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mackay Harbour is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Mackay Harbour was 733 and is comprised of approximately 45.8% females and 54.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mackay Harbour is 44 years of age.

74.0% of people living in the suburb of Mackay Harbour were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% New Zealand, 3.1% England, 1.5% India, 1.5% South Africa, 1.0% Zimbabwe, 0.8% United States of America, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Austria, 0.5% Germany.

85.0% of people living in Mackay Harbour speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% German, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Tamil, 0.4% Other .

The religious makeup of Mackay Harbour is 22.1% No religion, 20.1% Catholic, 17.7% Anglican, 12.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Pentecostal, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.4% Other religious affiliation .

50.6% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 13.3% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Mackay Harbour.

73.5% of the people living in Mackay Harbour over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.4% are working on a part time basis. Mackay Harbour has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Mackay Harbour are 18.7% Managers, 18.0% Professionals, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Sales workers, 6.3% Labourers, 5.8% Community & personal service workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mackay Harbour work in are 12.4% Construction, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Retail trade, 8.5% Manufacturing, 8.5% Mining, 8.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Financial and insurance services.

34.4% of homes are fully owned, and 22.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $948 per week and the median household income is $1799 per week.

The median rent in Mackay Harbour is $395 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2250 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mackay Harbour postcode 4740

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