Railway Estate Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Railway Estate (4810) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1109 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Railway Estate is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Railway Estate was 2,956 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Railway Estate is 33 years of age.

81.8% of people living in the suburb of Railway Estate were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% New Zealand, 2.8% England, 0.9% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Tokelau, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Austria.

91.0% of people living in Railway Estate speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.5% German, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Japanese, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Railway Estate is 28.6% No religion, 27.3% Catholic, 17.0% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Buddhism, 1.0% Lutheran.

32.7% of people are married, 48.0% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 111 widowed people living in Railway Estate.

64.0% of the people living in Railway Estate over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.9% are working on a part time basis. Railway Estate has an unemployment rate of 5.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Railway Estate are 20.3% Professionals, 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Labourers, 8.9% Managers, 8.2% Sales workers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Railway Estate work in are 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Public administration and safety, 11.3% Construction, 8.0% Retail trade, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Manufacturing, 7.4% Education and training, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

23.5% of homes are fully owned, and 31.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $722 per week and the median household income is $1184 per week.

The median rent in Railway Estate is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Railway Estate postcode 4810

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