Walkerston Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Walkerston (4751) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 808 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Walkerston is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Walkerston was 3,089 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Walkerston is 32 years of age.

88.9% of people living in the suburb of Walkerston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% New Zealand, 1.1% England, 0.8% Malta, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Philippines, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Guatemala, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% Belgium, 0.1% Spain, 0.1% Norway, 0.1% Japan.

93.5% of people living in Walkerston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Maltese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% German, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.1% Sinhalese, 0.1% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Walkerston is 34.9% Catholic, 17.6% Anglican, 16.8% No religion, 12.4% Uniting Church, 8.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Lutheran, 0.7% Baptist, 0.6% Latter-day Saints.

56.2% of people are married, 30.9% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 82 widowed people living in Walkerston.

67.2% of the people living in Walkerston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.7% are working on a part time basis. Walkerston has an unemployment rate of 2.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Walkerston are 24.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.3% Professionals, 9.7% Labourers, 9.7% Sales workers, 6.4% Managers, 5.8% Community & personal service workers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Walkerston work in are 14.3% Mining, 12.0% Manufacturing, 11.6% Retail trade, 8.7% Construction, 6.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Health care and social assistance, 6.3% Other services, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

28.4% of homes are fully owned, and 47.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $748 per week and the median household income is $1838 per week.

The median rent in Walkerston is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Walkerston postcode 4751

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