Mount Sheridan Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mount Sheridan (4868) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1385 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mount Sheridan is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Sheridan was 7,994 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Sheridan is 33 years of age.

73.5% of people living in the suburb of Mount Sheridan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% New Zealand, 3.1% England, 1.9% Philippines, 1.8% Papua New Guinea, 1.5% Japan, 0.7% India, 0.7% Thailand, 0.5% Cook Islands, 0.5% China , 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Laos.

80.9% of people living in Mount Sheridan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Other, 2.2% Japanese, 0.9% Tagalog, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% Filipino , 0.5% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.5% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Mount Sheridan is 30.3% Catholic, 21.0% No religion, 16.7% Anglican, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.3% Baptist.

51.5% of people are married, 33.5% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 188 widowed people living in Mount Sheridan.

62.0% of the people living in Mount Sheridan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.6% are working on a part time basis. Mount Sheridan has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Sheridan are 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 16.6% Professionals, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Sales workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Managers, 8.9% Labourers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Sheridan work in are 12.7% Retail trade, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Public administration and safety, 8.6% Construction, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Education and training, 6.0% Manufacturing, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

21.1% of homes are fully owned, and 45.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $681 per week and the median household income is $1432 per week.

The median rent in Mount Sheridan is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1777 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Sheridan postcode 4868

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