Taranganba Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Taranganba (4703) is a suburb of Central Coast, Rockhampton, Queensland. It is about 531 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Taranganba is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Taranganba was 2,430 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Taranganba is 36 years of age.

83.9% of people living in the suburb of Taranganba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Iran, 0.2% Japan, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Maldives, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Burma .

92.3% of people living in Taranganba speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Filipino , 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Other, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% Persian.

The religious makeup of Taranganba is 27.1% Catholic, 21.6% No religion, 21.4% Anglican, 8.3% Uniting Church, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.9% Buddhism.

53.1% of people are married, 32.0% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 80 widowed people living in Taranganba.

59.3% of the people living in Taranganba over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Taranganba has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Taranganba are 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Professionals, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.2% Sales workers, 10.1% Labourers, 9.9% Managers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Taranganba work in are 11.4% Retail trade, 11.2% Construction, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Mining, 10.0% Education and training, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Manufacturing, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

28.0% of homes are fully owned, and 38.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $642 per week and the median household income is $1329 per week.

The median rent in Taranganba is $305 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Taranganba postcode 4703

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