Cowley Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Cowley Beach (4871) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1297 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Cowley Beach is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Cowley Beach was 220 and is comprised of approximately 42.3% females and 57.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cowley Beach is 49 years of age.

83.5% of people living in the suburb of Cowley Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% New Zealand, 3.2% Italy, 1.8% Romania, 1.4% England.

86.4% of people living in Cowley Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Italian, 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Punjabi, 1.4% Other .

The religious makeup of Cowley Beach is 48.9% Catholic, 15.1% No religion, 14.6% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 3.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.7% Baptist, 1.4% Other Religious Groups.

56.0% of people are married, 23.3% have never married and 13.5% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Cowley Beach.

66.7% of the people living in Cowley Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.7% are working on a part time basis. Cowley Beach has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Cowley Beach are 32.3% Managers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Labourers, 13.7% Professionals, 11.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.2% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from Cowley Beach work in are 31.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.9% Construction, 7.9% Education and training, 7.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Manufacturing, 3.2% Retail trade.

48.9% of homes are fully owned, and 24.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $533 per week and the median household income is $985 per week.

The median rent in Cowley Beach is $153 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cowley Beach postcode 4871

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