Kerry Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Kerry (4285) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 71 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Kerry is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Kerry was 433 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

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

88.4% of people living in the suburb of Kerry were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.2% Spain, 1.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.9% Ireland.

94.0% of people living in Kerry speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Indonesian, 0.7% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Kerry is 30.4% Catholic, 28.3% Anglican, 17.4% No religion, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Uniting Church, 1.9% Baptist, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Lutheran.

60.1% of people are married, 27.0% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in Kerry.

66.0% of the people living in Kerry over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.0% are working on a part time basis. Kerry has an unemployment rate of 2.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Kerry are 32.0% Managers, 14.2% Labourers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Professionals, 9.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.9% Community & personal service workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kerry work in are 34.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.9% Construction, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Education and training, 6.0% Manufacturing, 5.2% Retail trade, 4.8% Health care and social assistance, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.6% Other services.

37.8% of homes are fully owned, and 29.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $664 per week and the median household income is $1338 per week.

The median rent in Kerry is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kerry postcode 4285

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