Rowes Bay Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Rowes Bay (4810) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1114 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Rowes Bay is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Rowes Bay was 539 and is comprised of approximately 60.7% females and 39.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rowes Bay is 72 years of age.

76.3% of people living in the suburb of Rowes Bay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 2.4% Scotland, 1.7% South Africa, 1.5% Ireland, 1.1% United States of America, 0.9% Northern Ireland, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany.

87.0% of people living in Rowes Bay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 1.1% Italian, 0.6% Thai, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.6% French.

The religious makeup of Rowes Bay is 30.1% Catholic, 27.8% Anglican, 13.0% No religion, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Uniting Church, 5.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.9% Lutheran, 0.7% Baptist.

39.3% of people are married, 18.1% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 165 widowed people living in Rowes Bay.

60.5% of the people living in Rowes Bay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.1% are working on a part time basis. Rowes Bay has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Rowes Bay are 30.4% Professionals, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Sales workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Managers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Rowes Bay work in are 21.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.6% Construction, 9.3% Retail trade, 9.3% Education and training, 7.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.6% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Public administration and safety.

21.8% of homes are fully owned, and 14.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $542 per week and the median household income is $707 per week.

The median rent in Rowes Bay is $288 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rowes Bay postcode 4810

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