Cooya Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Cooya Beach (4873) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1455 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Cooya Beach is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Cooya Beach was 544 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cooya Beach is 37 years of age.

82.3% of people living in the suburb of Cooya Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% New Zealand, 3.5% England, 0.9% Hungary, 0.9% Ukraine, 0.9% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% Japan, 0.7% Singapore, 0.6% Germany.

91.3% of people living in Cooya Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% German, 1.1% Other, 0.7% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.7% Japanese, 0.6% Russian.

The religious makeup of Cooya Beach is 34.6% No religion, 19.0% Catholic, 15.3% Anglican, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.3% Pentecostal, 2.4% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.2% Other religious affiliation , 2.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed.

35.5% of people are married, 45.9% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 5.3% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Cooya Beach.

52.8% of the people living in Cooya Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Cooya Beach has an unemployment rate of 8.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Cooya Beach are 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Labourers, 14.2% Community & personal service workers, 13.4% Professionals, 11.9% Sales workers, 9.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.6% Managers, 6.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cooya Beach work in are 19.5% Accommodation and food services, 15.4% Retail trade, 10.5% Construction, 7.9% Education and training, 7.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.1% Health care and social assistance, 5.6% Administrative and support services, 5.3% Manufacturing, 4.9% Public administration and safety.

18.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $558 per week and the median household income is $966 per week.

The median rent in Cooya Beach is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cooya Beach postcode 4873

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