Bluewater Park Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bluewater Park (4818) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1133 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bluewater Park is in the federal electorates of Herbert, Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Bluewater Park was 903 and is comprised of approximately 47.7% females and 52.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bluewater Park is 34 years of age.

75.6% of people living in the suburb of Bluewater Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Poland, 0.7% Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Switzerland.

87.5% of people living in Bluewater Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German, 1.0% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Bluewater Park is 27.1% No religion, 24.4% Catholic, 20.5% Anglican, 13.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.1% Baptist, 0.9% Lutheran.

54.6% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in Bluewater Park.

65.5% of the people living in Bluewater Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.7% are working on a part time basis. Bluewater Park has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Bluewater Park are 21.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Labourers, 11.0% Professionals, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bluewater Park work in are 13.7% Construction, 12.8% Manufacturing, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Retail trade, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Education and training, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Mining.

19.7% of homes are fully owned, and 70.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $725 per week and the median household income is $1566 per week.

The median rent in Bluewater Park is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bluewater Park postcode 4818

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