Capricorn Coast

  • State
    QLD
  • Region Size
    78553.53 (Sq Kms)
  • Population
    152,137
  • Largest Regional City
    Rockhampton
  • No. of Jobs
    117,043
  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage
    $350
  • Median Weekly Household Rent
    $287
  • Region is known for
    Natural beauty and coastal living
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data
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Capricorn Coast

Experience an exceptional lifestyle and abundant opportunities for both living and working on the Capricorn Coast. Nestled along the beautiful coastline, this region is a haven for those seeking a balanced and fulfilling life. With its stunning beaches, lush rainforests, and breathtaking sunsets, the Capricorn Coast provides a perfect backdrop for your life with more.

People

People are the heart of all communities. Get a picture of Capricorn Coast by understanding the people who live there.

  • 152,137
    Estimated resident population (no.)
  • 38
    Median age - persons (years)
  • 96,726
    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)
  • 11,790
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)
  • 15,437
    Persons born overseas (no.)
Industry

From small locally owned businesses to larger operations, industries in Capricorn Coast form an important part of the community.

  • 11,930
    Total number of businesses
Employment

A move to more means creating a better life for yourself. Gain insight into the job market in Capricorn Coast to assist in your decision-making.

  • 117,043
    Number of jobs (no.)
  • 791
    Median weekly personal income ($)
  • 11,930
    Total number of businesses
Household

Discover the household make-up of those already living in Capricorn Coast to help you decide if this is the right region for you.

  • 59,225
    Total households (no.)
  • 2.6
    Average household size (no. of persons)
  • 1,009
    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)
  • 1,517
    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)
  • 287
    Median weekly household rental payment ($)
Services

Have confidence that Capricorn Coast has the services you need to support your lifestyle. This is a vital step in your decision to move to more.

  • 19
    Number of Hospitals
  • 6
    Number of Airports
  • 1
    Number of Universities
Moving to Capricorn Coast

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Financial freedom

The Capricorn Coast offers far more affordable living compared to larger cities and surrounding areas. With lower unit prices and rental costs than urban centres like Brisbane and Cairns, making property ownership accessible. This region also offers excellent investment opportunities with house prices experiencing positive growth. Enjoy the benefits of a lower cost of living while still experiencing a high quality of life. The Capricorn Coast allows you to stretch your dollar further, providing financial freedom and security for you, and your family.

Living in Capricorn Coast

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Waiting for you

You’ll find everything from coastal living to rural retreats on the Capricorn Coast. The region’s population of over 39,000 people strikes the perfect balance, offering a friendly community atmosphere while providing a variety of services and amenities. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, fitness fanatic, or simply seeking relaxation, the Capricorn Coast caters to all with opportunities for fishing, swimming, walking, cycling, and sailing throughout the year. Snorkel directly into the Great Barrier Reef from the beach and explore the iconic islands of Keppel Bay, marvel at the Great Barrier Reef’s vibrant marine life, or immerse yourself in the region’s unique flora and fauna.

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Stability

The Capricorn Coast boasts a thriving economy with a diverse range of industries and opportunities. From the Gateway Business and Industry Park, offering relocation opportunities for businesses, to new residential developments, the region is poised for growth. The Gross Regional Product of $6.3 billion reflects the region’s economic strength and job prospects are promising, with a lower unemployment rate than the Queensland average. Enjoy a thriving economy that provides stability and opportunities for career advancement.

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