Castle Hill Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Castle Hill (4810) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1112 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Castle Hill is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Castle Hill was 1,009 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Castle Hill is 42 years of age.

75.7% of people living in the suburb of Castle Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 3.9% New Zealand, 1.9% South Africa, 0.8% United States of America, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% India, 0.7% Kenya, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Thailand, 0.6% Sweden, 0.5% Japan, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Czech Republic.

88.1% of people living in Castle Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Italian, 1.0% Other, 0.6% Other, 0.6% French, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Russian.

The religious makeup of Castle Hill is 29.6% Catholic, 21.4% No religion, 18.8% Anglican, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Lutheran, 1.2% Jehovah's Witnesses.

54.8% of people are married, 35.0% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 22 widowed people living in Castle Hill.

67.0% of the people living in Castle Hill over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.9% are working on a part time basis. Castle Hill has an unemployment rate of 2.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Castle Hill are 35.6% Professionals, 17.6% Managers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Technicians & trades workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 3.5% Labourers, 3.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Castle Hill work in are 18.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Construction, 9.1% Public administration and safety, 9.1% Education and training, 8.1% Retail trade, 8.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Manufacturing, 3.8% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

33.4% of homes are fully owned, and 43.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1108 per week and the median household income is $2587 per week.

The median rent in Castle Hill is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Castle Hill postcode 4810

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