Sandy Creek Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Sandy Creek (4515) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 76 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Sandy Creek is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandy Creek was 555 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sandy Creek is 42 years of age.

83.9% of people living in the suburb of Sandy Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.6% French Polynesia, 0.9% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Scotland.

94.4% of people living in Sandy Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% French, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Sandy Creek is 25.3% Anglican, 21.1% Catholic, 20.8% No religion, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.4% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Baptist, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Lutheran, 1.8% Pentecostal.

58.7% of people are married, 26.3% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Sandy Creek.

53.5% of the people living in Sandy Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.1% are working on a part time basis. Sandy Creek has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandy Creek are 18.3% Managers, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Labourers, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.3% Sales workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Professionals.

The main industries people from Sandy Creek work in are 13.4% Retail trade, 12.6% Manufacturing, 11.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.3% Construction, 8.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Education and training, 7.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Administrative and support services, 5.4% Other services.

34.6% of homes are fully owned, and 51.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $480 per week and the median household income is $1083 per week.

The median rent in Sandy Creek is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1788 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandy Creek postcode 4515

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