Horseshoe Bay Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Horseshoe Bay (4819) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1121 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Horseshoe Bay is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Horseshoe Bay was 538 and is comprised of approximately 47.8% females and 52.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Horseshoe Bay is 44 years of age.

72.6% of people living in the suburb of Horseshoe Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.4% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 1.9% Germany, 1.1% Poland, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Papua New Guinea, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Hong Kong , 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% United States of America.

90.3% of people living in Horseshoe Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% German, 0.6% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% French, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Horseshoe Bay is 28.2% No religion, 22.4% Catholic, 21.3% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Uniting Church, 2.8% Buddhism, 2.6% Other religious affiliation , 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Lutheran.

45.0% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 13.1% are divorced and 5.3% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in Horseshoe Bay.

48.7% of the people living in Horseshoe Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.2% are working on a part time basis. Horseshoe Bay has an unemployment rate of 7.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Horseshoe Bay are 19.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Professionals, 13.1% Community & personal service workers, 12.7% Managers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.5% Labourers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Horseshoe Bay work in are 21.5% Accommodation and food services, 12.7% Construction, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Retail trade, 7.3% Administrative and support services, 6.9% Education and training, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.5% Public administration and safety, 3.5% Inadequately described/Not stated.

31.6% of homes are fully owned, and 33.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $526 per week and the median household income is $949 per week.

The median rent in Horseshoe Bay is $243 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Horseshoe Bay postcode 4819

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