Bentley Park Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bentley Park (4869) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1383 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bentley Park is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Bentley Park was 7,420 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bentley Park is 28 years of age.

78.7% of people living in the suburb of Bentley Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% New Zealand, 2.2% England, 1.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Thailand, 0.7% Cook Islands, 0.6% Laos, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Netherlands.

84.1% of people living in Bentley Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.6% Other, 1.0% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Japanese, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Bentley Park is 27.0% Catholic, 23.7% No religion, 16.2% Anglican, 10.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.4% Buddhism.

47.4% of people are married, 39.3% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 125 widowed people living in Bentley Park.

60.6% of the people living in Bentley Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.7% are working on a part time basis. Bentley Park has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Bentley Park are 18.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Professionals, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 11.2% Labourers, 9.6% Managers, 6.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bentley Park work in are 13.8% Retail trade, 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Construction, 9.4% Public administration and safety, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Education and training, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Other services.

14.7% of homes are fully owned, and 44.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $632 per week and the median household income is $1369 per week.

The median rent in Bentley Park is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bentley Park postcode 4869

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