East Palmerston Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

East Palmerston (4860) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1320 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. East Palmerston is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of East Palmerston was 288 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of East Palmerston is 42 years of age.

90.9% of people living in the suburb of East Palmerston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% England, 1.7% Italy, 1.7% Switzerland, 1.0% New Zealand.

91.3% of people living in East Palmerston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Italian, 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other.

The religious makeup of East Palmerston is 29.9% Catholic, 24.0% No religion, 15.6% Anglican, 7.6% Christian, nfd, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Lutheran, 1.7% Salvation Army, 1.4% Pentecostal.

55.6% of people are married, 33.1% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 5 widowed people living in East Palmerston.

57.7% of the people living in East Palmerston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. East Palmerston has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in East Palmerston are 25.7% Managers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Labourers, 9.6% Technicians & trades workers, 9.0% Professionals, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from East Palmerston work in are 27.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.7% Education and training, 8.7% Other services, 7.0% Retail trade, 7.0% Manufacturing, 5.8% Health care and social assistance, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Construction.

46.9% of homes are fully owned, and 38.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $524 per week and the median household income is $1100 per week.

The median rent in East Palmerston is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1153 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for East Palmerston postcode 4860

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