Ridgelands Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ridgelands (4702) is a suburb of Central Coast, Rockhampton, Queensland. It is about 544 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ridgelands is in the federal electorate of Flynn.

In the 2011 census the population of Ridgelands was 301 and is comprised of approximately 46.8% females and 53.2% males.

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

94.0% of people living in the suburb of Ridgelands were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% New Zealand, 1.3% England.

95.7% of people living in Ridgelands speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% German.

The religious makeup of Ridgelands is 28.6% Catholic, 23.6% Anglican, 18.9% No religion, 11.6% Uniting Church, 7.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.3% Other Christian, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Baptist, 1.0% Latter-day Saints.

59.6% of people are married, 25.1% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 5.1% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Ridgelands.

67.1% of the people living in Ridgelands over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.3% are working on a part time basis. Ridgelands has an unemployment rate of 1.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Ridgelands are 18.4% Managers, 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Labourers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.4% Professionals, 4.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.7% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Ridgelands work in are 20.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 17.1% Construction, 10.4% Education and training, 9.1% Retail trade, 7.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 5.5% Mining.

41.2% of homes are fully owned, and 42.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $510 per week and the median household income is $974 per week.

The median rent in Ridgelands is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ridgelands postcode 4702

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