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Thursday Island is located in and has a population of around 2,500 (49.2% male, 50.8% female). Around 521 families live in the area and of those 63.0% have one or more children under the age of 15. 26.9% of families have only a single parent while 21.7% of couples have no children. Thursday Island covers an area of approximately 358 hectares (886 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Thursday Island is between $150-$249 per week (15.4% of people). 9.4% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 1.1% of the population.
Of the 650 private dwellings in Thursday Island 11% are owned outright by their occupiers, 2% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 82% are being rented. On average there are around 3.9 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Thursday Island is as follows: 54.2% separate houses, 0.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 0.0% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Thursday Island 31% are married, 6% are divorced, 3% are separated, 5% are widowed and 56% have never married.
Thursday Island varies in altitude/elevation from about -3 m (highlight point) to 104 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Thursday Island is 4875.
Bonzle users have said that the facilities in Thursday Island include a child care centre, children's playground, health centre, high school, library, primary school, shops and swimming pool. Do you know of other facilities available in Thursday Island? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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Green Hill Fort There are 2 places with pictures within Thursday Island: Green Hill Fort and Thursday Island
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