Goomeri Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Goomeri (4601) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 172 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Goomeri is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Goomeri was 787 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Goomeri is 48 years of age.

89.8% of people living in the suburb of Goomeri were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Philippines, 0.9% Germany, 0.6% Canada.

95.4% of people living in Goomeri speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Filipino , 0.4% Other, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Goomeri is 22.8% Anglican, 21.1% No religion, 15.5% Catholic, 13.6% Uniting Church, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.6% Lutheran, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Baptist.

55.0% of people are married, 23.6% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 5.0% are separated. There are 45 widowed people living in Goomeri.

55.2% of the people living in Goomeri over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Goomeri has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Goomeri are 27.6% Managers, 15.3% Labourers, 14.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.3% Professionals, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Goomeri work in are 22.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.3% Retail trade, 10.7% Construction, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Manufacturing, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Education and training, 3.0% Mining.

44.7% of homes are fully owned, and 22.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $371 per week and the median household income is $681 per week.

The median rent in Goomeri is $155 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1213 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Goomeri postcode 4601

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