Point Arkwright Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Point Arkwright (4573) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 103 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Point Arkwright is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Point Arkwright was 309 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Point Arkwright is 46 years of age.

72.6% of people living in the suburb of Point Arkwright were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 5.9% New Zealand, 1.6% France, 1.6% Scotland, 1.3% United States of America.

90.3% of people living in Point Arkwright speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Portuguese, 1.0% German, 1.0% Greek, 1.0% French, 1.0% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Point Arkwright is 35.1% No religion, 20.3% Anglican, 14.4% Catholic, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.3% Baptist, 2.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 2.0% Christian, nfd.

41.3% of people are married, 32.0% have never married and 17.8% are divorced and 5.4% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Point Arkwright.

53.1% of the people living in Point Arkwright over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.7% are working on a part time basis. Point Arkwright has an unemployment rate of 8.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Point Arkwright are 28.8% Technicians & trades workers, 22.7% Professionals, 15.2% Sales workers, 12.9% Labourers, 7.6% Managers, 6.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.1% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Point Arkwright work in are 21.3% Construction, 18.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.8% Education and training, 8.8% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 7.4% Health care and social assistance, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Retail trade, 4.4% Information media and telecommunications.

36.1% of homes are fully owned, and 21.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $518 per week and the median household income is $963 per week.

The median rent in Point Arkwright is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1759 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Point Arkwright postcode 4573

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