Jensen Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Jensen (4818) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1121 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Jensen is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Jensen was 1,372 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Jensen is 36 years of age.

83.1% of people living in the suburb of Jensen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.1% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 0.9% Philippines, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.4% Tokelau, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Switzerland, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Indonesia.

91.6% of people living in Jensen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Polish.

The religious makeup of Jensen is 28.4% Catholic, 21.1% No religion, 20.9% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.6% Uniting Church, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.2% Lutheran, 0.9% Baptist.

54.2% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Jensen.

66.0% of the people living in Jensen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.4% are working on a part time basis. Jensen has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Jensen are 21.9% Technicians & trades workers, 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.4% Labourers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.0% Managers, 8.4% Professionals, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Jensen work in are 17.0% Construction, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Education and training, 8.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Other services, 4.3% Mining.

28.7% of homes are fully owned, and 55.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $664 per week and the median household income is $1410 per week.

The median rent in Jensen is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Jensen postcode 4818

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