Mount Low Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mount Low (4818) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1122 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mount Low is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Low was 2,391 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

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

81.2% of people living in the suburb of Mount Low were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% New Zealand, 2.0% England, 0.8% South Africa, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Barbados, 0.4% India, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Switzerland, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Spain, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

88.1% of people living in Mount Low speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Mount Low is 29.5% Catholic, 19.7% No religion, 18.9% Anglican, 12.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.3% Baptist, 1.2% Lutheran.

54.2% of people are married, 35.5% have never married and 5.4% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 44 widowed people living in Mount Low.

67.4% of the people living in Mount Low over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.2% are working on a part time basis. Mount Low has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Low are 21.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Professionals, 11.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Labourers, 9.4% Managers, 8.1% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Low work in are 14.3% Construction, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Manufacturing, 8.9% Retail trade, 8.6% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Mining, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Education and training.

16.0% of homes are fully owned, and 62.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $808 per week and the median household income is $1913 per week.

The median rent in Mount Low is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Low postcode 4818

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