Mount Pelion Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mount Pelion (4741) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 843 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mount Pelion is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Pelion was 317 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

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

80.1% of people living in the suburb of Mount Pelion were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% New Zealand, 2.2% Zimbabwe, 1.9% United States of America, 1.6% Ireland, 1.3% England.

89.0% of people living in Mount Pelion speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% German, 0.9% Thai, 0.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Mount Pelion is 30.6% Catholic, 17.8% Anglican, 15.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 15.0% No religion, 12.5% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Lutheran, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Buddhism, 0.9% Christian, nfd.

58.4% of people are married, 26.5% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Mount Pelion.

64.0% of the people living in Mount Pelion over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.5% are working on a part time basis. Mount Pelion has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Pelion are 27.7% Managers, 18.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 16.1% Labourers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.7% Professionals, 5.8% Sales workers, 5.8% Community & personal service workers, 2.6% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from Mount Pelion work in are 23.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 17.9% Mining, 9.6% Education and training, 9.6% Construction, 7.7% Retail trade, 7.7% Health care and social assistance, 5.8% Manufacturing, 4.5% Wholesale trade, 3.8% Public administration and safety.

51.0% of homes are fully owned, and 24.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $522 per week and the median household income is $1208 per week.

The median rent in Mount Pelion is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1495 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Pelion postcode 4741

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