Bemerside Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bemerside (4850) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1209 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bemerside is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Bemerside was 497 and is comprised of approximately 47.5% females and 52.5% males.

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

90.2% of people living in the suburb of Bemerside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% Italy, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% United States of America, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% England.

91.6% of people living in Bemerside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Italian, 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Bemerside is 56.8% Catholic, 13.5% Anglican, 9.2% No religion, 7.2% Uniting Church, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.6% Baptist, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Lutheran, 0.6% Jehovah's Witnesses.

62.7% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Bemerside.

63.7% of the people living in Bemerside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Bemerside has an unemployment rate of 1.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Bemerside are 20.7% Managers, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.6% Professionals, 9.6% Labourers, 8.6% Sales workers, 6.4% Community & personal service workers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bemerside work in are 19.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.7% Manufacturing, 9.6% Construction, 9.3% Education and training, 8.6% Retail trade, 6.4% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Other services, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Public administration and safety.

55.3% of homes are fully owned, and 27.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $563 per week and the median household income is $1158 per week.

The median rent in Bemerside is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bemerside postcode 4850

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