Hermit Park Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Hermit Park (4812) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1109 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Hermit Park is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Hermit Park was 3,521 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hermit Park is 35 years of age.

76.5% of people living in the suburb of Hermit Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% New Zealand, 2.7% England, 1.4% Philippines, 0.9% India, 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% China , 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Mongolia.

84.7% of people living in Hermit Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 1.0% Tagalog, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% German, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Greek, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Hermit Park is 26.5% Catholic, 24.3% No religion, 17.5% Anglican, 11.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.4% Lutheran.

32.9% of people are married, 46.9% have never married and 11.7% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 128 widowed people living in Hermit Park.

61.6% of the people living in Hermit Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.5% are working on a part time basis. Hermit Park has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Hermit Park are 22.3% Professionals, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 10.3% Labourers, 9.7% Managers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hermit Park work in are 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 9.7% Construction, 9.4% Public administration and safety, 8.8% Education and training, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.5% Manufacturing, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

19.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $658 per week and the median household income is $1060 per week.

The median rent in Hermit Park is $245 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1627 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hermit Park postcode 4812

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