Mena Creek Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mena Creek (4871) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1310 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mena Creek is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Mena Creek was 528 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mena Creek is 47 years of age.

84.8% of people living in the suburb of Mena Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 3.0% New Zealand, 1.5% India, 1.1% Malta, 0.9% Hungary, 0.9% Japan, 0.8% Germany.

91.1% of people living in Mena Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Other, 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Punjabi, 1.1% Japanese, 0.8% German, 0.8% Greek, 0.6% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Mena Creek is 29.1% Catholic, 21.6% No religion, 21.2% Anglican, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Uniting Church, 3.4% Other Religious Groups, 2.5% Lutheran, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

51.0% of people are married, 29.8% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Mena Creek.

58.1% of the people living in Mena Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Mena Creek has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Mena Creek are 21.1% Managers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Labourers, 13.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Professionals, 6.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.6% Sales workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mena Creek work in are 17.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.5% Manufacturing, 10.5% Construction, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Retail trade, 7.5% Education and training, 5.6% Arts and recreation services, 5.6% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

45.2% of homes are fully owned, and 34.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $490 per week and the median household income is $912 per week.

The median rent in Mena Creek is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1430 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mena Creek postcode 4871

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