Cooee Bay Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Cooee Bay (4703) is a suburb of Central Coast, Rockhampton, Queensland. It is about 532 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Cooee Bay is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Cooee Bay was 1,255 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cooee Bay is 40 years of age.

82.8% of people living in the suburb of Cooee Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% New Zealand, 3.1% England, 0.9% Southern and East Africa, nfd, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Denmark, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Nepal, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Italy.

92.5% of people living in Cooee Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Japanese, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Other , 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Cooee Bay is 27.2% No religion, 25.4% Catholic, 16.0% Anglican, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.2% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Other Religious Groups, 1.0% Baptist, 1.0% Lutheran.

39.7% of people are married, 36.3% have never married and 13.0% are divorced and 5.2% are separated. There are 60 widowed people living in Cooee Bay.

61.6% of the people living in Cooee Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.5% are working on a part time basis. Cooee Bay has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Cooee Bay are 18.8% Technicians & trades workers, 17.9% Professionals, 12.9% Managers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 10.3% Labourers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cooee Bay work in are 11.2% Construction, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.2% Education and training, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 7.6% Mining, 6.7% Health care and social assistance, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Other services.

31.2% of homes are fully owned, and 18.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $587 per week and the median household income is $982 per week.

The median rent in Cooee Bay is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1856 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cooee Bay postcode 4703

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