Edge Hill Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Edge Hill (4870) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1393 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Edge Hill is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Edge Hill was 3,874 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Edge Hill is 39 years of age.

70.3% of people living in the suburb of Edge Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 3.9% New Zealand, 2.1% Papua New Guinea, 1.5% Japan, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Canada, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% South Africa.

83.8% of people living in Edge Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Other, 1.8% Japanese, 0.9% German, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.3% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Edge Hill is 27.4% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 17.3% Anglican, 11.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Buddhism, 1.4% Lutheran, 1.3% Pentecostal.

39.9% of people are married, 39.7% have never married and 12.3% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 130 widowed people living in Edge Hill.

59.5% of the people living in Edge Hill 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. Edge Hill has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Edge Hill are 25.7% Professionals, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Managers, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 7.9% Labourers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Edge Hill work in are 16.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Retail trade, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.6% Education and training, 8.2% Construction, 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 7.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Manufacturing.

27.9% of homes are fully owned, and 30.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $688 per week and the median household income is $1165 per week.

The median rent in Edge Hill is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1712 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Edge Hill postcode 4870

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