West Rockhampton Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

West Rockhampton (4700) is a suburb of Central Coast, Rockhampton, Queensland. It is about 521 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. West Rockhampton is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of West Rockhampton was 1,810 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Rockhampton is 36 years of age.

82.0% of people living in the suburb of West Rockhampton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.3% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.5% Nigeria, 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Russian Federation, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% Burma , 0.2% Sri Lanka.

86.4% of people living in West Rockhampton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Urdu, 0.4% Filipino , 0.3% Other , 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Russian.

The religious makeup of West Rockhampton is 26.5% Catholic, 19.2% Anglican, 15.9% No religion, 13.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.4% Uniting Church, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.4% Other religious affiliation .

43.3% of people are married, 38.3% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 103 widowed people living in West Rockhampton.

62.2% of the people living in West Rockhampton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.6% are working on a part time basis. West Rockhampton has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in West Rockhampton are 19.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Professionals, 13.9% Labourers, 13.2% Community & personal service workers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.1% Managers, 3.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Rockhampton work in are 22.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Retail trade, 7.8% Construction, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Education and training, 6.3% Manufacturing, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Other services.

36.0% of homes are fully owned, and 29.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $514 per week and the median household income is $1045 per week.

The median rent in West Rockhampton is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Rockhampton postcode 4700

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