Cooktown Demographics (QLD) Local Stats
In the 2011 census the population of Cooktown was 2,339 and is comprised of approximately 47.7% females and 52.3% males.
The median/average age of the people in Cooktown is 42 years of age.
78.6% of people living in the suburb of Cooktown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 2.5% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Thailand, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% China , 0.3% Netherlands.
85.2% of people living in Cooktown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.0% Other, 0.5% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% French.
The religious makeup of Cooktown is 25.1% No religion, 19.9% Anglican, 16.9% Catholic, 11.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Lutheran, 4.5% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.9% Jehovah's Witnesses.
40.0% of people are married, 37.8% have never married and 12.9% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 99 widowed people living in Cooktown.
59.3% of the people living in Cooktown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Cooktown has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.
29.2% of homes are fully owned, and 23.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 42.7% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $544 per week and the median household income is $920 per week.
The median rent in Cooktown is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.
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