DemographicsHope Island is approximately 14.02 square kilometres. In 2016 the population of Hope Island was 11186. The population is 48% male and 52% female. On average the monthly mortgage repayments in Hope Island are $1800 to $2399. The most common weekly income bracket is $1000 to $1249 per week. Weekly rents in the area are on average $350 to $449.
DescriptionHope Island is a suburb on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 Census, Hope Island had a population of 8,483. Hope Island is close to both the Gold Coast beaches and Brisbane city. The area was named after colonial aristocrat Captain Louis Hope, who was granted approximately 1,800 acres (7.3 km2) of land at the mouth of the Coomera River in recognition of his contribution in developing the sugar industry in Queensland. Hope Island is positioned on the northern Gold Coast. It is a short distance from the Pacific Motorway. Hope Island has a marina, shops, restaurants, theme parks, schools and three golf courses within close proximity. Hope Island is home to the upmarket Hope Island Resort and Sanctuary Cove. Community facilities include a harbour front dining/shopping precinct, deep water mooring facilities and luxury housing. Hope Island is currently undergoing major strategic planning by developers, together with the Gold Coast City Council, who advocate mixed use (that is, parallel commercial and residential development).
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