Nelly Bay Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Nelly Bay (4819) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1118 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Nelly Bay is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Nelly Bay was 1,055 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Nelly Bay is 48 years of age.

69.4% of people living in the suburb of Nelly Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 5.0% New Zealand, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.8% United States of America, 0.7% France, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Spain, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Thailand, 0.5% Sweden.

89.8% of people living in Nelly Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian, 1.1% German, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Japanese, 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Nelly Bay is 34.7% No religion, 18.6% Catholic, 16.7% Anglican, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Buddhism, 0.9% Lutheran, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

43.7% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 13.7% are divorced and 5.0% are separated. There are 44 widowed people living in Nelly Bay.

51.9% of the people living in Nelly Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.2% are working on a part time basis. Nelly Bay has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Nelly Bay are 16.2% Professionals, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Managers, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Labourers, 10.1% Sales workers, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nelly Bay work in are 16.5% Accommodation and food services, 11.6% Retail trade, 9.1% Construction, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Education and training, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Administrative and support services.

33.7% of homes are fully owned, and 25.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $504 per week and the median household income is $864 per week.

The median rent in Nelly Bay is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nelly Bay postcode 4819

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