Prairie Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Prairie (4816) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1126 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Prairie is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Prairie was 290 and is comprised of approximately 43.8% females and 56.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Prairie is 43 years of age.

87.2% of people living in the suburb of Prairie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% Germany, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% England.

91.1% of people living in Prairie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 1.0% German.

The religious makeup of Prairie is 26.8% Anglican, 23.0% Catholic, 13.7% Uniting Church, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% No religion, 7.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Lutheran, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Buddhism.

60.1% of people are married, 23.9% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Prairie.

83.2% of the people living in Prairie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 10.8% are working on a part time basis. Prairie has an unemployment rate of 1.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Prairie are 62.4% Managers, 15.8% Labourers, 6.7% Professionals, 5.5% Technicians & trades workers, 3.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.4% Sales workers, 1.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Prairie work in are 73.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Education and training, 3.5% Construction, 3.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 1.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 1.8% Accommodation and food services, 1.8% Administrative and support services, 1.8% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

46.2% of homes are fully owned, and 28.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $450 per week and the median household income is $749 per week.

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

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Prairie postcode 4816

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