Alton Downs Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Alton Downs (4702) is a suburb of Central Coast, Rockhampton, Queensland. It is about 533 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Alton Downs is in the federal electorate of Flynn.

In the 2011 census the population of Alton Downs was 1,301 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Alton Downs is 38 years of age.

87.9% of people living in the suburb of Alton Downs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.2% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.3% Thailand, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Philippines.

91.0% of people living in Alton Downs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Alton Downs is 23.6% Anglican, 23.6% Catholic, 15.1% No religion, 12.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.2% Uniting Church, 7.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Pentecostal.

59.8% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 30 widowed people living in Alton Downs.

64.3% of the people living in Alton Downs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.0% are working on a part time basis. Alton Downs has an unemployment rate of 1.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Alton Downs are 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.4% Managers, 11.0% Professionals, 9.9% Labourers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Alton Downs work in are 11.2% Retail trade, 10.3% Construction, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Mining, 7.3% Education and training, 7.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.7% Other services, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

34.2% of homes are fully owned, and 55.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 6.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $665 per week and the median household income is $1715 per week.

The median rent in Alton Downs is $160 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Alton Downs postcode 4702

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