Rapid Creek Demographics (NT) Local Stats

Rapid Creek (0810) is a suburb of Northern Territory, Darwin, Northern Territory. It is about 9 kms from NT's capital city of Darwin. Rapid Creek is in the federal electorate of Solomon.

In the 2011 census the population of Rapid Creek was 3,268 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rapid Creek is 35 years of age.

60.3% of people living in the suburb of Rapid Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.8% Philippines, 1.8% India, 1.1% China , 0.8% Indonesia, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Thailand, 0.6% Greece, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Nepal.

68.5% of people living in Rapid Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 1.7% Greek, 1.4% Mandarin, 1.2% Indonesian, 0.9% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Rapid Creek is 29.1% No religion, 20.8% Catholic, 19.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.4% Anglican, 4.7% Uniting Church, 2.4% Buddhism, 2.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Islam, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

36.7% of people are married, 46.1% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 83 widowed people living in Rapid Creek.

68.1% of the people living in Rapid Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.5% are working on a part time basis. Rapid Creek has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Rapid Creek are 32.9% Professionals, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Managers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Labourers, 5.8% Sales workers, 4.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rapid Creek work in are 18.0% Public administration and safety, 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.0% Education and training, 8.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.3% Construction, 7.2% Retail trade, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Accommodation and food services, 3.3% Other services.

19.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $931 per week and the median household income is $1724 per week.

The median rent in Rapid Creek is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1885 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rapid Creek postcode 0810

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