Gargett Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Gargett (4741) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 824 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Gargett is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Gargett was 494 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gargett is 39 years of age.

86.2% of people living in the suburb of Gargett were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% New Zealand, 1.8% England, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% Malta, 0.6% Philippines.

92.1% of people living in Gargett speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Dutch, 1.2% German, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Gargett is 24.3% No religion, 23.5% Anglican, 23.3% Catholic, 12.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.8% Uniting Church, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Baptist, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Lutheran.

56.1% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Gargett.

63.6% of the people living in Gargett over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.3% are working on a part time basis. Gargett has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Gargett are 21.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 20.2% Technicians & trades workers, 17.5% Managers, 11.2% Labourers, 8.1% Professionals, 8.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Gargett work in are 22.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.2% Mining, 9.6% Construction, 8.3% Manufacturing, 7.9% Education and training, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Health care and social assistance, 4.4% Other services.

41.9% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $490 per week and the median household income is $1161 per week.

The median rent in Gargett is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gargett postcode 4741

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