The Leap Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

The Leap (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 818 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. The Leap is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of The Leap was 673 and is comprised of approximately 46.4% females and 53.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of The Leap is 43 years of age.

81.9% of people living in the suburb of The Leap were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 1.2% United States of America, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Finland, 0.6% Denmark, 0.6% Malta, 0.6% Switzerland.

91.4% of people living in The Leap speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.6% Maltese, 0.4% Indonesian, 0.4% Other .

The religious makeup of The Leap is 31.2% Catholic, 18.4% Anglican, 18.0% No religion, 10.4% Uniting Church, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Lutheran, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.5% Baptist.

62.7% of people are married, 26.4% have never married and 5.1% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in The Leap.

66.8% of the people living in The Leap over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.5% are working on a part time basis. The Leap has an unemployment rate of 2.3%.

The main occupations of people living in The Leap are 23.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Managers, 14.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Professionals, 8.5% Labourers, 6.7% Sales workers, 4.7% Community & personal service workers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from The Leap work in are 12.6% Mining, 11.9% Construction, 9.5% Manufacturing, 8.0% Retail trade, 8.0% Education and training, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Wholesale trade, 6.7% Other services, 5.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

40.1% of homes are fully owned, and 45.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $762 per week and the median household income is $1982 per week.

The median rent in The Leap is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2297 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for The Leap postcode 4740

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