Rural View Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Rural View (4740) is a suburb of Central Coast, Mackay & Whitsundays, Queensland. It is about 813 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Rural View is in the federal electorate of Dawson.

In the 2011 census the population of Rural View was 3,324 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rural View is 32 years of age.

80.8% of people living in the suburb of Rural View were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% New Zealand, 2.7% South Africa, 2.3% England, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% India, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Solomon Islands, 0.2% Nigeria.

90.4% of people living in Rural View speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 0.4% Thai, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Serbian, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Rural View is 26.9% Catholic, 22.6% No religion, 18.0% Anglican, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.8% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.5% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal.

58.0% of people are married, 31.9% have never married and 5.7% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 49 widowed people living in Rural View.

67.3% of the people living in Rural View over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.9% are working on a part time basis. Rural View has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Rural View are 22.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Professionals, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.4% Managers, 10.0% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.3% Labourers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rural View work in are 13.8% Mining, 11.8% Construction, 10.9% Retail trade, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Education and training, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Other services, 5.6% Public administration and safety.

22.7% of homes are fully owned, and 52.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $891 per week and the median household income is $2402 per week.

The median rent in Rural View is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rural View postcode 4740

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