Oakenden Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Oakenden (4741) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 796 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Oakenden is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakenden was 433 and is comprised of approximately 43.6% females and 56.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oakenden is 38 years of age.

88.2% of people living in the suburb of Oakenden were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Ireland.

95.4% of people living in Oakenden speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Oakenden is 32.2% Catholic, 17.8% Anglican, 16.7% No religion, 14.8% Uniting Church, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Lutheran, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Salvation Army, 0.9% Baptist.

60.5% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in Oakenden.

70.7% of the people living in Oakenden over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 16.5% are working on a part time basis. Oakenden has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Oakenden are 21.8% Technicians & trades workers, 19.7% Managers, 15.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.4% Labourers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Professionals, 5.1% Community & personal service workers, 4.3% Sales workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oakenden work in are 12.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.6% Mining, 10.6% Construction, 10.2% Manufacturing, 7.2% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Retail trade, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.4% Wholesale trade.

34.5% of homes are fully owned, and 46.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $678 per week and the median household income is $1796 per week.

The median rent in Oakenden is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oakenden postcode 4741

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