Ripley Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ripley (4306) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 33 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ripley is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Ripley was 1,024 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

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

90.5% of people living in the suburb of Ripley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.7% Taiwan, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Samoa, 0.5% Fiji, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Germany.

94.8% of people living in Ripley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Samoan, 0.6% German, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Other , 0.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Ripley is 24.7% Catholic, 22.3% Anglican, 16.5% No religion, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.4% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.1% Pentecostal, 3.4% Baptist, 2.5% Lutheran, 2.0% Christian, nfd.

52.6% of people are married, 34.9% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 20 widowed people living in Ripley.

59.5% of the people living in Ripley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Ripley has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Ripley are 19.6% Technicians & trades workers, 17.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Labourers, 9.0% Professionals, 8.5% Sales workers, 7.2% Managers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ripley work in are 16.4% Manufacturing, 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Construction, 9.5% Retail trade, 8.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Education and training, 5.9% Other services, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Accommodation and food services.

35.1% of homes are fully owned, and 45.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $624 per week and the median household income is $1491 per week.

The median rent in Ripley is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ripley postcode 4306

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