Sharon Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Sharon (4670) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 298 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Sharon is in the federal electorate of Flynn.

In the 2011 census the population of Sharon was 1,131 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sharon is 43 years of age.

90.0% of people living in the suburb of Sharon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.6% Canada, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Germany.

95.6% of people living in Sharon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% German, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Sharon is 22.0% Anglican, 19.4% No religion, 17.7% Catholic, 11.9% Uniting Church, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Christian, nfd, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Lutheran, 1.9% Baptist, 1.1% Brethren.

61.7% of people are married, 23.3% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 38 widowed people living in Sharon.

58.0% of the people living in Sharon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Sharon has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Sharon are 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Professionals, 13.6% Managers, 12.3% Sales workers, 12.1% Labourers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sharon work in are 14.3% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Manufacturing, 10.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.8% Education and training, 8.1% Construction, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Other services, 4.3% Accommodation and food services.

46.9% of homes are fully owned, and 40.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $454 per week and the median household income is $1058 per week.

The median rent in Sharon is $235 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sharon postcode 4670

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