Yorkeys Knob Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Yorkeys Knob (4878) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1403 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Yorkeys Knob is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Yorkeys Knob was 2,766 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yorkeys Knob is 39 years of age.

71.3% of people living in the suburb of Yorkeys Knob were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 4.0% New Zealand, 1.2% Germany, 1.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% Scotland, 0.7% Canada, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% India.

85.6% of people living in Yorkeys Knob speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.9% German, 0.9% Japanese, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Yorkeys Knob is 32.8% No religion, 20.0% Catholic, 17.5% Anglican, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Buddhism, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Lutheran.

32.8% of people are married, 43.3% have never married and 16.2% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 82 widowed people living in Yorkeys Knob.

57.9% of the people living in Yorkeys Knob over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Yorkeys Knob has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Yorkeys Knob are 19.9% Professionals, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Sales workers, 10.2% Labourers, 9.6% Managers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yorkeys Knob work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Retail trade, 11.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Education and training, 8.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.4% Construction, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Manufacturing.

19.0% of homes are fully owned, and 24.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 53.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $620 per week and the median household income is $938 per week.

The median rent in Yorkeys Knob is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1473 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yorkeys Knob postcode 4878

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