Barney Point Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Barney Point (4680) is a suburb of Central Coast, Rockhampton, Queensland. It is about 438 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Barney Point is in the federal electorate of Flynn.

In the 2011 census the population of Barney Point was 1,156 and is comprised of approximately 47.1% females and 52.9% males.

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

75.2% of people living in the suburb of Barney Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% New Zealand, 2.9% Philippines, 2.1% England, 1.1% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.4% Inadequately described, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Malaysia.

82.9% of people living in Barney Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.5% Tagalog, 0.6% Filipino , 0.5% Tamil, 0.4% Japanese, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Barney Point is 27.2% No religion, 21.5% Catholic, 19.4% Anglican, 11.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.0% Uniting Church, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Salvation Army, 0.9% Lutheran.

38.8% of people are married, 41.0% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 55 widowed people living in Barney Point.

64.3% of the people living in Barney Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.0% are working on a part time basis. Barney Point has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Barney Point are 24.9% Technicians & trades workers, 17.5% Labourers, 15.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.5% Professionals, 8.2% Managers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.0% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Barney Point work in are 16.7% Manufacturing, 15.5% Construction, 9.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Retail trade, 6.0% Education and training, 6.0% Health care and social assistance, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.7% Mining.

27.6% of homes are fully owned, and 19.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $548 per week and the median household income is $1090 per week.

The median rent in Barney Point is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Barney Point postcode 4680

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