Rasmussen Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Rasmussen (4815) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1107 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Rasmussen is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Rasmussen was 4,263 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Rasmussen is 29 years of age.

84.9% of people living in the suburb of Rasmussen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.0% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Philippines, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Cook Islands, 0.2% Tokelau, 0.2% China , 0.2% Canada, 0.2% United States of America, 0.1% Fiji, 0.1% Denmark.

89.6% of people living in Rasmussen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Rasmussen is 27.6% Catholic, 24.2% No religion, 18.2% Anglican, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.6% Baptist, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses.

42.1% of people are married, 40.8% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 111 widowed people living in Rasmussen.

58.6% of the people living in Rasmussen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.3% are working on a part time basis. Rasmussen has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Rasmussen are 18.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Labourers, 13.0% Community & personal service workers, 12.6% Sales workers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Professionals, 10.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.5% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Rasmussen work in are 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 13.3% Retail trade, 11.0% Construction, 8.2% Public administration and safety, 7.9% Manufacturing, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Education and training, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Other services.

16.0% of homes are fully owned, and 38.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 43.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $578 per week and the median household income is $1209 per week.

The median rent in Rasmussen is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rasmussen postcode 4815

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