North Mackay Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of North Mackay was 6,597 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of North Mackay is 35 years of age.

79.7% of people living in the suburb of North Mackay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% New Zealand, 2.1% England, 1.4% South Africa, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% India, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% China , 0.2% Malta, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Brazil.

88.7% of people living in North Mackay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% German, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Maltese, 0.2% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of North Mackay is 24.2% Catholic, 21.1% No religion, 17.2% Anglican, 10.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Pentecostal, 1.4% Baptist, 1.1% Lutheran.

40.6% of people are married, 39.1% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 392 widowed people living in North Mackay.

65.7% of the people living in North Mackay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.4% are working on a part time basis. North Mackay has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in North Mackay are 21.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Professionals, 13.3% Labourers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.1% Sales workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from North Mackay work in are 11.2% Retail trade, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Construction, 9.1% Manufacturing, 8.3% Mining, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Education and training, 5.2% Other services.

29.2% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $651 per week and the median household income is $1251 per week.

The median rent in North Mackay is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1937 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for North Mackay postcode 4740

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