Racecourse Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Racecourse (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 804 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Racecourse is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Racecourse was 242 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Racecourse is 40 years of age.

87.7% of people living in the suburb of Racecourse were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% New Zealand, 2.5% South Africa, 2.0% Ireland, 1.2% England.

96.3% of people living in Racecourse speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Racecourse is 30.5% Catholic, 14.8% No religion, 12.8% Anglican, 9.5% Lutheran, 9.1% Christian, nfd, 9.1% Uniting Church, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.2% Jehovah's Witnesses.

45.4% of people are married, 34.2% have never married and 12.2% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Racecourse.

53.8% of the people living in Racecourse over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Racecourse has an unemployment rate of 2.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Racecourse are 19.0% Managers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.9% Labourers, 11.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.5% Professionals, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Racecourse work in are 13.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.4% Retail trade, 9.4% Mining, 8.6% Manufacturing, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Construction, 7.0% Other services, 7.0% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

43.2% of homes are fully owned, and 33.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $608 per week and the median household income is $1583 per week.

The median rent in Racecourse is $75 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1350 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Racecourse postcode 4740

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