Slade Point Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Slade Point (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 809 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Slade Point is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Slade Point was 3,859 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Slade Point is 35 years of age.

79.9% of people living in the suburb of Slade Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% New Zealand, 2.5% England, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Germany, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% India, 0.2% Tuvalu, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Ireland.

89.1% of people living in Slade Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.6% German, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% French, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Slade Point is 23.9% No religion, 22.4% Catholic, 18.4% Anglican, 11.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

45.7% of people are married, 38.2% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 111 widowed people living in Slade Point.

65.8% of the people living in Slade Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.8% are working on a part time basis. Slade Point has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Slade Point are 21.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.6% Labourers, 12.2% Professionals, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.1% Managers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Slade Point work in are 12.8% Construction, 11.1% Retail trade, 9.8% Mining, 9.6% Manufacturing, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Other services.

27.5% of homes are fully owned, and 36.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $675 per week and the median household income is $1474 per week.

The median rent in Slade Point is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Slade Point postcode 4740

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