Kensington Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Kensington (4670) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 292 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Kensington is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Kensington was 546 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kensington is 46 years of age.

84.3% of people living in the suburb of Kensington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 1.1% Taiwan, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Philippines.

90.5% of people living in Kensington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Khmer, 1.1% Turkish, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Kensington is 20.9% No religion, 20.2% Anglican, 17.8% Catholic, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.4% Uniting Church, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.7% Churches of Christ.

54.8% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 23 widowed people living in Kensington.

52.4% of the people living in Kensington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Kensington has an unemployment rate of 13.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Kensington are 19.0% Labourers, 17.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Professionals, 7.9% Managers, 6.0% Sales workers, 3.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kensington work in are 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.0% Construction, 8.6% Manufacturing, 8.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Retail trade, 6.8% Wholesale trade, 5.9% Public administration and safety.

46.0% of homes are fully owned, and 24.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $375 per week and the median household income is $722 per week.

The median rent in Kensington is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kensington postcode 4670

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