Keppel Sands Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Keppel Sands (4702) is a suburb of Central Coast, Rockhampton, Queensland. It is about 512 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Keppel Sands is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Keppel Sands was 302 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Keppel Sands is 58 years of age.

86.3% of people living in the suburb of Keppel Sands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% New Zealand, 2.3% England, 1.7% Netherlands, 1.7% Papua New Guinea.

95.7% of people living in Keppel Sands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Keppel Sands is 25.3% Anglican, 24.0% Catholic, 16.7% No religion, 11.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 9.0% Uniting Church, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.3% Pentecostal, 1.7% Brethren, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Baptist.

50.9% of people are married, 20.4% have never married and 15.4% are divorced and 5.4% are separated. There are 22 widowed people living in Keppel Sands.

64.4% of the people living in Keppel Sands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.1% are working on a part time basis. Keppel Sands has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Keppel Sands are 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Labourers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Professionals, 10.4% Managers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.6% Sales workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Keppel Sands work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Manufacturing, 9.6% Retail trade, 9.6% Other services, 9.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.2% Education and training, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Construction, 4.8% Public administration and safety.

54.2% of homes are fully owned, and 21.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $463 per week and the median household income is $704 per week.

The median rent in Keppel Sands is $195 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Keppel Sands postcode 4702

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