Croydon Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Croydon (4871) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1509 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Croydon is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Croydon was 312 and is comprised of approximately 45.8% females and 54.2% males.

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

84.7% of people living in the suburb of Croydon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.6% Fiji, 1.6% Philippines, 1.0% Ireland.

88.5% of people living in Croydon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Tagalog, 1.0% French.

The religious makeup of Croydon is 26.0% Anglican, 19.6% Catholic, 18.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 17.3% No religion, 10.3% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Other Protestant, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

44.3% of people are married, 40.0% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Croydon.

64.2% of the people living in Croydon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 15.9% are working on a part time basis. Croydon has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Croydon are 29.3% Managers, 24.3% Labourers, 14.3% Professionals, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.6% Technicians & trades workers, 7.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.9% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Croydon work in are 36.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 20.0% Public administration and safety, 10.3% Education and training, 8.3% Inadequately described/Not stated, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Health care and social assistance, 4.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.1% Construction, 2.1% Retail trade.

32.4% of homes are fully owned, and 7.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $473 per week and the median household income is $959 per week.

The median rent in Croydon is $115 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $844 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Croydon postcode 4871

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