Lockhart River Population Statistics - LIFULL

Lockhart River Population Statistics

Lockhart River is a coastal Aboriginal community situated on the eastern coast of Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, Australia. The population consists mostly of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, whose ancestors were forcibly moved to the area beginning in 1924. It is 800 kilometres (500 mi) north by road from Cairns and approximately 2,550 kilometres (1,580 mi) by road north of Brisbane. Lockhart River is the northernmost town on the east coast of Australia. The community is also located approximately 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) inland from Quintell Beach and is within the Iron Range National Park. During WW2, Lockhart River Airport was constructed as a bomber base, from where many sorties were flown against Japanese forces during the critical Battle of the Coral Sea, 4–8 May 1942. Lockhart River is also the name of a river located 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) south of the community. The river was named by explorer Robert Logan Jack in January 1880 after a close friend, Hugh Lockhart. Out of 483 residents, 231 (48%) are male, 252 (52%) are female, and the average age is 26.
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Property Median Price

Demographics Data

People and Families


  • Male231
  • Female252


  • 0 - 14131
  • 15 - 24105
  • 25 - 3475
  • 35 - 4469
  • 45 - 5446
  • 55 - 6433
  • 65+24

Type of Household

  • Single Person18
  • Family91
  • Group3



  • Owned Outright3
  • Owned with a Mortgage0
  • Rented105
  • Other3


  • Separate House82
  • Semi-detached0
  • Flat, unit24
  • Other3

No. of Bedrooms

  • 1 bedroom10
  • 2 bedrooms13
  • 3 bedrooms39
  • 4 bedrooms40
  • 5 bedrooms3
  • 6 bedrooms or more0
  • Other3