Wights Mountain Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Wights Mountain (4520) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 19 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Wights Mountain is in the federal electorate of Dickson.

In the 2011 census the population of Wights Mountain was 725 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wights Mountain is 41 years of age.

75.0% of people living in the suburb of Wights Mountain were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.7% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.2% Canada, 1.2% Switzerland, 1.1% United States of America, 1.1% Scotland, 0.8% India, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% China , 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% Italy.

93.1% of people living in Wights Mountain speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% German, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Wights Mountain is 25.1% No religion, 23.6% Catholic, 21.2% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 3.4% Baptist, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Salvation Army, 1.2% Lutheran.

62.4% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Wights Mountain.

55.8% of the people living in Wights Mountain over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Wights Mountain has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Wights Mountain are 29.4% Professionals, 16.1% Managers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.2% Sales workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.3% Labourers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wights Mountain work in are 11.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.5% Retail trade, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Education and training, 8.7% Construction, 7.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Manufacturing.

44.1% of homes are fully owned, and 47.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 5.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $698 per week and the median household income is $2089 per week.

The median rent in Wights Mountain is $430 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wights Mountain postcode 4520

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