Black Mountain Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Black Mountain (4563) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 118 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Black Mountain is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Black Mountain was 1,175 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Black Mountain is 46 years of age.

74.5% of people living in the suburb of Black Mountain were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.9% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.1% Germany, 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% Jersey, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Eastern Europe, nfd.

91.7% of people living in Black Mountain speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Dutch, 1.4% German, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Black Mountain is 31.8% No religion, 20.6% Anglican, 16.3% Catholic, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.4% Seventh-day Adventist.

61.4% of people are married, 22.9% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 30 widowed people living in Black Mountain.

50.5% of the people living in Black Mountain over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.1% are working on a part time basis. Black Mountain has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Black Mountain are 20.4% Professionals, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Managers, 13.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 6.9% Labourers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Black Mountain work in are 13.6% Retail trade, 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Construction, 8.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.2% Education and training, 6.9% Manufacturing, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Other services.

40.0% of homes are fully owned, and 44.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $509 per week and the median household income is $1060 per week.

The median rent in Black Mountain is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Black Mountain postcode 4563

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