Beechmont Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Beechmont (4211) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 75 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Beechmont is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Beechmont was 791 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Beechmont is 41 years of age.

75.9% of people living in the suburb of Beechmont were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 1.3% Netherlands, 1.1% South Africa, 0.8% Austria, 0.8% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Ireland.

90.4% of people living in Beechmont speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German, 1.0% Other, 0.8% Dutch, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Hungarian, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Beechmont is 36.1% No religion, 16.1% Catholic, 15.9% Anglican, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Other religious affiliation , 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.8% Buddhism.

52.0% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 11.3% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Beechmont.

50.7% of the people living in Beechmont over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.0% are working on a part time basis. Beechmont has an unemployment rate of 9.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Beechmont are 18.4% Professionals, 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Managers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Labourers, 6.8% Sales workers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Beechmont work in are 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Construction, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.9% Education and training, 8.1% Retail trade, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.9% Other services.

26.3% of homes are fully owned, and 51.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $520 per week and the median household income is $1110 per week.

The median rent in Beechmont is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1803 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beechmont postcode 4211

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