Alice River Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Alice River (4817) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1117 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Alice River is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Alice River was 2,227 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Alice River is 35 years of age.

85.9% of people living in the suburb of Alice River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.4% Denmark, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Sweden, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Zimbabwe.

93.5% of people living in Alice River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Alice River is 29.6% Catholic, 23.5% Anglican, 18.6% No religion, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Uniting Church, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.6% Buddhism.

63.8% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 1.4% are separated. There are 30 widowed people living in Alice River.

62.5% of the people living in Alice River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.7% are working on a part time basis. Alice River has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Alice River are 19.9% Technicians & trades workers, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Professionals, 10.5% Managers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Labourers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Alice River work in are 14.1% Construction, 11.8% Retail trade, 10.6% Manufacturing, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Education and training, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Other services.

26.3% of homes are fully owned, and 64.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $771 per week and the median household income is $1901 per week.

The median rent in Alice River is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2019 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Alice River postcode 4817

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