Oakhurst Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Oakhurst (4650) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 221 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Oakhurst is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakhurst was 1,180 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oakhurst is 40 years of age.

85.2% of people living in the suburb of Oakhurst were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 3.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Philippines, 1.0% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Mauritius, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% South Africa.

95.0% of people living in Oakhurst speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Filipino , 0.4% German.

The religious makeup of Oakhurst is 22.0% No religion, 20.0% Anglican, 19.6% Catholic, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Uniting Church, 5.3% Christian, nfd, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Lutheran, 2.2% Baptist, 2.2% Pentecostal.

66.4% of people are married, 20.1% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 31 widowed people living in Oakhurst.

56.5% of the people living in Oakhurst over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.8% are working on a part time basis. Oakhurst has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Oakhurst are 18.0% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Professionals, 13.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Labourers, 10.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.4% Managers, 6.7% Sales workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oakhurst work in are 17.1% Health care and social assistance, 14.9% Manufacturing, 10.6% Education and training, 10.0% Retail trade, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 7.2% Construction, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.2% Other services, 3.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

32.4% of homes are fully owned, and 56.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $539 per week and the median household income is $1242 per week.

The median rent in Oakhurst is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1750 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oakhurst postcode 4650

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