Geraldton LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Geraldton was 35,749 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the people in Geraldton is 36 years of age.

79.6% of people living in the region of Geraldton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.0% South Africa, 0.9% Philippines, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% India, 0.2% Ireland.

88.4% of people living in Geraldton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.8% Other , 0.7% Italian, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.2% German, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Geraldton is 29.8% Catholic, 23.1% No religion, 20.5% Anglican, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.2% Islam, 1.1% Baptist.

47.0% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 1459 widowed people living in Geraldton.

59.8% of the people living in Geraldton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.3% are working on a part time basis. Geraldton has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Geraldton are 18.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Professionals, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Labourers, 10.3% Managers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.7% Sales workers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Geraldton work in are 12.4% Retail trade, 11.6% Construction, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Education and training, 7.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Mining, 5.2% Manufacturing.

29.7% of homes are fully owned, and 34.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $604 per week and the median household income is $1231 per week.

The median rent in Geraldton is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1690 per month.