Sandiford Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Sandiford (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 798 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Sandiford is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandiford was 335 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sandiford is 39 years of age.

91.0% of people living in the suburb of Sandiford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% Philippines, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.5% England, 1.2% Netherlands.

96.1% of people living in Sandiford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Dutch, 0.9% Filipino , 0.9% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Sandiford is 35.5% Catholic, 17.9% No religion, 16.1% Anglican, 16.1% Uniting Church, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Lutheran, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.9% Other Christian.

59.1% of people are married, 25.9% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Sandiford.

69.8% of the people living in Sandiford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.0% are working on a part time basis. Sandiford has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandiford are 18.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 18.4% Managers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Sales workers, 12.4% Labourers, 4.3% Community & personal service workers, 3.8% Professionals.

The main industries people from Sandiford work in are 19.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.1% Construction, 8.6% Mining, 8.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.0% Retail trade, 6.4% Education and training, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Other services, 4.8% Wholesale trade.

41.3% of homes are fully owned, and 27.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $595 per week and the median household income is $1750 per week.

The median rent in Sandiford is $173 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1582 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandiford postcode 4740

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