Cow Bay Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Cow Bay (4873) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1473 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Cow Bay is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Cow Bay was 309 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cow Bay is 48 years of age.

65.3% of people living in the suburb of Cow Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 3.9% New Zealand, 2.3% Papua New Guinea, 1.9% United States of America, 1.6% France, 1.6% Germany, 1.3% Northern Ireland, 1.3% Brazil, 1.3% Poland, 1.0% Netherlands, 1.0% Ireland, 1.0% Philippines, 1.0% Scotland.

84.6% of people living in Cow Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% German, 1.9% French, 1.0% Dutch, 1.0% Polish, 1.0% Italian.

The religious makeup of Cow Bay is 33.8% No religion, 18.3% Catholic, 16.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.1% Anglican, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Baptist, 1.0% Hinduism.

39.0% of people are married, 35.0% have never married and 19.9% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in Cow Bay.

44.1% of the people living in Cow Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Cow Bay has an unemployment rate of 11.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Cow Bay are 19.9% Labourers, 17.8% Managers, 15.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Professionals, 10.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Technicians & trades workers, 6.2% Sales workers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cow Bay work in are 39.0% Accommodation and food services, 10.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.3% Education and training, 8.2% Arts and recreation services, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Retail trade, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.1% Health care and social assistance, 2.1% Construction.

38.6% of homes are fully owned, and 45.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $466 per week and the median household income is $700 per week.

The median rent in Cow Bay is $138 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $981 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cow Bay postcode 4873

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