Ooralea Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ooralea (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 803 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ooralea is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Ooralea was 2,601 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ooralea is 33 years of age.

84.6% of people living in the suburb of Ooralea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% New Zealand, 1.4% England, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Malta, 0.5% Italy, 0.4% India, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% China , 0.2% Tanzania, 0.2% Cook Islands, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Papua New Guinea.

90.4% of people living in Ooralea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Maltese, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Ooralea is 36.2% Catholic, 16.8% Anglican, 13.8% No religion, 12.7% Uniting Church, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.2% Baptist, 0.7% Seventh-day Adventist.

56.1% of people are married, 33.0% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 67 widowed people living in Ooralea.

71.0% of the people living in Ooralea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.7% are working on a part time basis. Ooralea has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Ooralea are 24.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Professionals, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.7% Managers, 9.6% Labourers, 8.5% Sales workers, 5.7% Community & personal service workers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ooralea work in are 11.1% Retail trade, 11.0% Mining, 9.5% Manufacturing, 8.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Construction, 6.5% Wholesale trade, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Other services.

33.7% of homes are fully owned, and 44.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $861 per week and the median household income is $1970 per week.

The median rent in Ooralea is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ooralea postcode 4740

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