Mapoon Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mapoon (4874) is a suburb of Northern, Far North, Queensland. It is about 2035 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mapoon is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Mapoon was 263 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mapoon is 30 years of age.

100.0% of people living in the suburb of Mapoon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth wer.

80.5% of people living in Mapoon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 3.1% Other, 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Mapoon is 21.0% Uniting Church, 19.5% No religion, 19.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.6% Anglican, 11.1% Pentecostal, 7.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.2% Catholic, 2.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.5% Latter-day Saints, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

12.7% of people are married, 72.1% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Mapoon.

49.5% of the people living in Mapoon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.7% are working on a part time basis. Mapoon has an unemployment rate of 9.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Mapoon are 28.6% Labourers, 22.6% Professionals, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.0% Managers, 4.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.6% Technicians & trades workers.

The main industries people from Mapoon work in are 53.0% Public administration and safety, 25.3% Other services, 7.2% Health care and social assistance, 7.2% Mining, 3.6% Arts and recreation services, 3.6% Education and training.

4.2% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 91.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $292 per week and the median household income is $866 per week.

The median rent in Mapoon is $53 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mapoon postcode 4874

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