Shoal Point Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Shoal Point (4750) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 819 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Shoal Point is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Shoal Point was 1,086 and is comprised of approximately 45.9% females and 54.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Shoal Point is 38 years of age.

77.2% of people living in the suburb of Shoal Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% New Zealand, 4.5% England, 3.4% South Africa, 0.6% Austria, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Russian Federation, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Malta, 0.4% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Germany.

91.0% of people living in Shoal Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 1.4% German, 0.4% Sinhalese, 0.4% French.

The religious makeup of Shoal Point is 28.7% Catholic, 24.5% No religion, 15.8% Anglican, 9.1% Uniting Church, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Lutheran, 1.7% Pentecostal.

58.4% of people are married, 27.9% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Shoal Point.

67.7% of the people living in Shoal Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.7% are working on a part time basis. Shoal Point has an unemployment rate of 2.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Shoal Point are 20.3% Technicians & trades workers, 17.4% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Managers, 11.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Sales workers, 7.7% Labourers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Shoal Point work in are 13.1% Mining, 12.8% Construction, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Manufacturing, 6.7% Retail trade, 6.0% Education and training, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Wholesale trade.

25.4% of homes are fully owned, and 40.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $900 per week and the median household income is $2150 per week.

The median rent in Shoal Point is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Shoal Point postcode 4750

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