Long Pocket Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Long Pocket (4850) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1227 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Long Pocket is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Long Pocket was 279 and is comprised of approximately 47.7% females and 52.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Long Pocket is 41 years of age.

87.1% of people living in the suburb of Long Pocket were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% Italy, 2.2% New Zealand, 2.2% England.

90.7% of people living in Long Pocket speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Italian, 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Long Pocket is 58.8% Catholic, 11.8% Anglican, 10.8% No religion, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Lutheran, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Other Protestant.

62.8% of people are married, 19.5% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Long Pocket.

71.3% of the people living in Long Pocket over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.2% are working on a part time basis. Long Pocket has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Long Pocket are 30.3% Managers, 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Professionals, 10.5% Labourers, 6.6% Sales workers, 5.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.9% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Long Pocket work in are 33.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.3% Construction, 12.0% Manufacturing, 9.3% Retail trade, 7.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Health care and social assistance, 4.7% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.7% Mining, 4.0% Public administration and safety.

49.5% of homes are fully owned, and 29.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $604 per week and the median household income is $1014 per week.

The median rent in Long Pocket is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1333 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Long Pocket postcode 4850

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