Castaways Beach, Queensland

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Castaways Beach
NoosaQueensland
Castaways to Lake Weyba.JPG
The view from Castaways Beach across the Noosa National Park to Lake Weyba with the Noosa Hinterland in the distance
Population 606 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 760/km2 (1,960/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4567
Area 0.8 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Location 7 km (4 mi) SSE of Noosa Heads
LGA(s) Shire of Noosa
State electorate(s) Noosa
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Suburbs around Castaways Beach:
Noosa Heads Sunrise Beach Coral Sea
Noosa NP Castaways Beach Coral Sea
Noosa NP Marcus Beach Coral Sea

Coordinates: 26°25′55″S 153°06′04″E / 26.432°S 153.101°E / -26.432; 153.101

Castaways Beach is a suburb in Noosa, Queensland, Australia, located 7 kilometres (4 mi) south of Noosa Heads. It is within the local government area of Shire of Noosa whilst between 2008 and 2013 it was within Sunshine Coast Region). At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 606.[1]

Geography[edit]

Castaways Beach consists mainly of Castaways Estate and Noosa National Park and is located equidistant from Noosa Heads and Peregian Beach. Castaways Beach itself is dog friendly and without lifeguards.

The size of Castaways Beach is approximately 3 square kilometres. It has 1 park covering nearly 25% of total area. The population of Castaways Beach in 2006 was 617 people. By 2011 the population was 606 showing a population decline of 1% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Castaways Beach is 45-54 years.

Households in Castaways Beach are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $1800 - $2400 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Castaways Beach work in a professional occupation. In 2006, 81.9% of the homes in Castaways Beach were owner-occupied compared with 80.0% in 2011. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is $758,750.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Castaways Beach (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 September 2014. 
  2. ^ mypdata.com