Lake Eacham Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Lake Eacham (4884) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1361 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Lake Eacham is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Lake Eacham was 418 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lake Eacham is 44 years of age.

76.2% of people living in the suburb of Lake Eacham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 1.9% Netherlands, 1.7% Germany, 1.4% Papua New Guinea, 1.2% Indonesia.

88.5% of people living in Lake Eacham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Lake Eacham is 34.1% No religion, 16.3% Catholic, 14.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.8% Anglican, 10.6% Uniting Church, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.1% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Lutheran, 0.7% Buddhism.

48.1% of people are married, 35.0% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Lake Eacham.

50.9% of the people living in Lake Eacham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.8% are working on a part time basis. Lake Eacham has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Lake Eacham are 22.9% Professionals, 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Managers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.2% Labourers, 7.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.9% Sales workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lake Eacham work in are 11.8% Construction, 10.8% Retail trade, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Education and training, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.4% Mining, 5.9% Public administration and safety.

54.2% of homes are fully owned, and 28.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $542 per week and the median household income is $987 per week.

The median rent in Lake Eacham is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lake Eacham postcode 4884

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