Taroomball Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Taroomball (4703) is a suburb of Central Coast, Rockhampton, Queensland. It is about 530 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Taroomball is in the federal electorate of Capricornia.

In the 2011 census the population of Taroomball was 344 and is comprised of approximately 47.7% females and 52.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Taroomball is 35 years of age.

81.0% of people living in the suburb of Taroomball were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 4.7% New Zealand, 2.3% South Africa, 1.5% Scotland.

93.9% of people living in Taroomball speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Taroomball is 26.7% Catholic, 22.4% Anglican, 21.2% No religion, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Uniting Church, 4.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Buddhism.

55.6% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 7 widowed people living in Taroomball.

60.0% of the people living in Taroomball over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.7% are working on a part time basis. Taroomball has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Taroomball are 14.3% Community & personal service workers, 14.3% Professionals, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.7% Managers, 11.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.5% Labourers, 9.0% Sales workers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Taroomball work in are 13.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Retail trade, 10.7% Public administration and safety, 10.7% Education and training, 9.6% Construction, 8.6% Mining, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 4.8% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

22.1% of homes are fully owned, and 52.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $737 per week and the median household income is $1843 per week.

The median rent in Taroomball is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2427 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Taroomball postcode 4703

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