Freshwater (4870) is a suburb of Northern, Queensland. It is about 1397 kms from QLD\'s capital city of Brisbane. The population of Freshwater is 1,977 and is comprised of 47.7% males and 52.3% females.

The median/average age of the Freshwater population is 37 years of age,

The country of birth of people living in Freshwater is 75.1% Australia, 6% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Japan, 1.1% Papua New Guinea, 1.1% Germany.

90.3% of people speak English as their first language, 1.5% speak Japanese, 1.1% speak German, 0.5% speak Dutch, 0.4% speak Tok Pisin, 0.3% speak Punjabi.

The religious make up of Freshwater is 28% No Religion, 20.3% Anglican, 20% Catholic, 5.8% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed.

45.9% of people are married, 37.1% have never married and 13.4% are separated or divorced. There are 54 widowed people living in Freshwater.

62.2% of the people living in Freshwater are employed full time, while 26.6% are employed on a part time basis. Freshwater has a below average unemployment rate of 4.1% and 307 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $657.00 per week and the average household income is $1180.00 per week.

The average rent in Freshwater is $195 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $1300 per month. 29.8% are fully owned, and 37% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.6% of homes are rented.