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Burleigh Heads is located in southeast Queensland and has a population of around 7,600 (48.7% male, 51.3% female). Around 1897 families live in the area and of those 27.9% have one or more children under the age of 15. 17.4% of families have only a single parent while 51.3% of couples have no children. Burleigh Heads covers an area of approximately 848 hectares (2094 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Burleigh Heads is between $250-$399 per week (16.2% of people). 4.4% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 3.0% of the population.
Of the 3168 private dwellings in Burleigh Heads 39% are owned outright by their occupiers, 23% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 34% are being rented. On average there are around 2.4 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Burleigh Heads is as follows: 40.0% separate houses, 13.4% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 45.6% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Burleigh Heads 41% are married, 12% are divorced, 3% are separated, 9% are widowed and 34% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Burleigh Heads has close to average migrant population, with around 30.8% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (6.4%), New Zealand (6.0%), Germany (0.7%), United States of America (0.6%), Netherlands (0.5%).
Burleigh Heads varies in altitude/elevation from about -4 m (highlight point) to 85 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Burleigh Heads is 4220.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Burleigh Heads include Burleigh Waters, Elanora, Miami, Palm Beach, Reedy Creek, Tallebudgera and Varsity Lakes.
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