Watsonville Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Watsonville (4887) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1374 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Watsonville is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Watsonville was 344 and is comprised of approximately 47.4% females and 52.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Watsonville is 49 years of age.

64.2% of people living in the suburb of Watsonville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 2.0% United States of America, 2.0% Germany, 1.5% Papua New Guinea, 1.5% Scotland, 0.9% Netherlands.

77.0% of people living in Watsonville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 20.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.9% German.

The religious makeup of Watsonville is 33.8% No religion, 23.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.2% Anglican, 10.5% Catholic, 5.0% Christian, nfd, 3.8% Other religious affiliation , 3.5% Uniting Church, 2.6% Buddhism, 1.5% Baptist, 1.2% Lutheran.

29.3% of people are married, 41.0% have never married and 19.8% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Watsonville.

34.5% of the people living in Watsonville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.9% are working on a part time basis. Watsonville has an unemployment rate of 18.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Watsonville are 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.5% Professionals, 15.4% Labourers, 14.3% Community & personal service workers, 13.2% Managers, 8.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Sales workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Watsonville work in are 17.0% Education and training, 16.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.8% Construction, 9.6% Public administration and safety, 9.6% Retail trade, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Mining, 4.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

58.5% of homes are fully owned, and 19.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $324 per week and the median household income is $460 per week.

The median rent in Watsonville is $50 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $488 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Watsonville postcode 4887

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