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Burleigh Waters is located in southeast Queensland and has a population of around 13,000 (48.2% male, 51.8% female). Around 3691 families live in the area and of those 33.5% have one or more children under the age of 15. 15.1% of families have only a single parent while 45.4% of couples have no children. Burleigh Waters covers an area of approximately 674 hectares (1666 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Burleigh Waters is between $250-$399 per week (16.5% of people). 5.1% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 1.6% of the population.
Of the 5014 private dwellings in Burleigh Waters 44% are owned outright by their occupiers, 32% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 21% are being rented. On average there are around 2.5 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Burleigh Waters is as follows: 76.1% separate houses, 18.6% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 5.3% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Burleigh Waters 53% are married, 10% are divorced, 3% are separated, 7% are widowed and 27% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Burleigh Waters has close to average migrant population, with around 30.0% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: New Zealand (7.5%), United Kingdom (7.2%), Germany (0.7%), Netherlands (0.6%), Italy (0.4%).
Burleigh Waters varies in altitude/elevation from about -5 m (highlight point) to 19 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Burleigh Waters is 4220.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Burleigh Waters include Burleigh Heads, Mermaid Waters, Miami, Robina and Varsity Lakes.
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