Kewarra Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Kewarra Beach (4879) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1408 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Kewarra Beach is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Kewarra Beach was 5,299 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kewarra Beach is 38 years of age.

70.9% of people living in the suburb of Kewarra Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.9% England, 3.8% New Zealand, 1.2% Germany, 1.0% South Africa, 1.0% Japan, 1.0% Papua New Guinea, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Switzerland, 0.3% Wales.

88.4% of people living in Kewarra Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.2% Japanese, 1.2% German, 0.7% French, 0.6% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Kewarra Beach is 29.4% No religion, 23.3% Catholic, 21.1% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.2% Baptist.

55.2% of people are married, 30.2% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 103 widowed people living in Kewarra Beach.

58.8% of the people living in Kewarra Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Kewarra Beach has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Kewarra Beach are 18.3% Professionals, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Managers, 12.0% Sales workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Labourers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kewarra Beach work in are 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.8% Construction, 8.0% Education and training, 6.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Administrative and support services.

23.6% of homes are fully owned, and 42.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $677 per week and the median household income is $1389 per week.

The median rent in Kewarra Beach is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kewarra Beach postcode 4879

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