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East Mackay is located in east Queensland and has a population of around 3,700 (50.2% male, 49.8% female). Around 926 families live in the area and of those 37.0% have one or more children under the age of 15. 15.8% of families have only a single parent while 39.2% of couples have no children. East Mackay covers an area of approximately 365 hectares (902 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in East Mackay is between $250-$399 per week (13.8% of people). 4.8% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 3.5% of the population.
Of the 1285 private dwellings in East Mackay 31% are owned outright by their occupiers, 32% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 34% are being rented. On average there are around 2.8 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in East Mackay is as follows: 75.6% separate houses, 5.8% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 18.5% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in East Mackay 46% are married, 8% are divorced, 3% are separated, 9% are widowed and 33% have never married.
East Mackay varies in altitude/elevation from about -4 m (highlight point) to 14 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for East Mackay is 4740.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of East Mackay include Mackay and South Mackay.
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