Mount Cotton Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mount Cotton (4165) is a suburb of Brisbane, Eastern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 27 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mount Cotton is in the federal electorate of Bowman.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Cotton was 4,804 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

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

76.7% of people living in the suburb of Mount Cotton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% England, 4.1% New Zealand, 2.4% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Portugal, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Denmark.

93.7% of people living in Mount Cotton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% German, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Japanese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Mount Cotton is 24.6% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 21.7% Anglican, 7.7% Uniting Church, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Lutheran, 2.6% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal.

61.1% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 59 widowed people living in Mount Cotton.

65.7% of the people living in Mount Cotton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.8% are working on a part time basis. Mount Cotton has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Cotton are 18.6% Professionals, 17.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Managers, 9.4% Sales workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Labourers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Cotton work in are 12.6% Construction, 10.8% Manufacturing, 10.0% Retail trade, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Education and training, 6.6% Wholesale trade, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

17.1% of homes are fully owned, and 68.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $843 per week and the median household income is $1985 per week.

The median rent in Mount Cotton is $395 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Cotton postcode 4165

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