Yeppoon Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Yeppoon (4703) is a suburb of Central Coast, Rockhampton, Queensland. It is about 534 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Yeppoon is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Yeppoon was 6,317 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yeppoon is 41 years of age.

80.1% of people living in the suburb of Yeppoon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 3.2% New Zealand, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Thailand, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Switzerland, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Japan.

89.7% of people living in Yeppoon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Yeppoon is 26.5% Catholic, 22.5% No religion, 19.2% Anglican, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.3% Uniting Church, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Baptist, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Lutheran, 1.1% Buddhism.

41.6% of people are married, 34.1% have never married and 11.1% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 469 widowed people living in Yeppoon.

59.5% of the people living in Yeppoon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.8% are working on a part time basis. Yeppoon has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Yeppoon are 17.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Professionals, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Labourers, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.5% Sales workers, 9.6% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yeppoon work in are 11.6% Retail trade, 10.5% Education and training, 10.4% Accommodation and food services, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Construction, 8.3% Mining, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Manufacturing, 4.1% Professional, scientific and technical services.

29.0% of homes are fully owned, and 24.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $493 per week and the median household income is $846 per week.

The median rent in Yeppoon is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yeppoon postcode 4703

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