DemographicsBalgal Beach is approximately 13.64 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Balgal Beach was 966. The population is 50% male and 50% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Balgal Beach are $1000 to $1399. The most common weekly income bracket is $300 to $399 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $275 to $349.
DescriptionBalgal Beach is a residential suburb and a beach in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. It is also the location of the town of Balgal. Balgal Beach is 59 kilometres (37 mi) north of Townsville, Queensland, Australia, and 64 kilometres (40 mi) south of Ingham, Queensland. As of the 2006 census, the population of Balgal Beach was 743, a 30.3% increase since the 1996 census. Located a few kilometres north of the suburb of Rollingstone, Balgal Beach today is a popular destination for recreational activities such as boating, fishing and swimming. A boat ramp is located by the mouth of Rollingstone Creek, allowing for access to Palm Island and Orpheus Island National Park. Facilities at Balgal Beach include a patrolled stinger enclosure from November to May, the Mystic Sands Golf & Country Club, a general store/cafe, holiday units and designated camping areas.
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