Marcus Beach Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Marcus Beach (4573) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 113 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Marcus Beach is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Marcus Beach was 764 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Marcus Beach is 45 years of age.

78.4% of people living in the suburb of Marcus Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 4.3% New Zealand, 2.0% United States of America, 1.2% Germany, 1.0% France, 0.9% Canada, 0.9% South Africa, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% Argentina, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Scotland.

93.7% of people living in Marcus Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.0% German, 0.8% Spanish, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Hungarian, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Maltese, 0.4% French.

The religious makeup of Marcus Beach is 38.5% No religion, 17.8% Catholic, 17.7% Anglican, 5.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Buddhism, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.7% Lutheran.

55.5% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in Marcus Beach.

44.9% of the people living in Marcus Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.5% are working on a part time basis. Marcus Beach has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Marcus Beach are 28.7% Professionals, 13.2% Managers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Labourers, 2.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Marcus Beach work in are 14.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.6% Accommodation and food services, 11.9% Construction, 11.0% Education and training, 10.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.9% Retail trade, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Manufacturing, 3.1% Wholesale trade.

42.1% of homes are fully owned, and 32.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $565 per week and the median household income is $1233 per week.

The median rent in Marcus Beach is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1843 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Marcus Beach postcode 4573

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