The Cape Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

The Cape (4816) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1093 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. The Cape is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of The Cape was 297 and is comprised of approximately 45.1% females and 54.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of The Cape is 49 years of age.

85.9% of people living in the suburb of The Cape were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 2.4% New Zealand, 2.0% Philippines, 1.3% Scotland.

91.0% of people living in The Cape speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 1.0% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.0% Arabic, 1.0% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of The Cape is 29.4% Anglican, 26.0% Catholic, 12.8% No religion, 8.4% Uniting Church, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Islam, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

50.6% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in The Cape.

71.6% of the people living in The Cape over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 11.9% are working on a part time basis. The Cape has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in The Cape are 41.7% Managers, 29.1% Labourers, 11.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.8% Community & personal service workers, 5.8% Technicians & trades workers, 2.9% Professionals, 2.9% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from The Cape work in are 56.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.7% Education and training, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Construction, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.8% Manufacturing, 3.8% Other services, 2.9% Accommodation and food services, 2.9% Retail trade.

52.9% of homes are fully owned, and 12.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $347 per week and the median household income is $433 per week.

The median rent in The Cape is $105 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for The Cape postcode 4816

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