South Townsville Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

South Townsville (4810) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1110 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. South Townsville is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of South Townsville was 2,138 and is comprised of approximately 45.7% females and 54.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Townsville is 39 years of age.

74.9% of people living in the suburb of South Townsville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% New Zealand, 3.4% England, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% India, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Tokelau, 0.3% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.3% China .

84.9% of people living in South Townsville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% German, 0.4% French, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of South Townsville is 26.9% Catholic, 24.5% No religion, 16.1% Anglican, 12.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Pentecostal.

30.0% of people are married, 47.1% have never married and 15.3% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 72 widowed people living in South Townsville.

67.2% of the people living in South Townsville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.0% are working on a part time basis. South Townsville has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in South Townsville are 22.1% Professionals, 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Managers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Labourers, 7.2% Sales workers, 6.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Townsville work in are 13.1% Construction, 9.9% Public administration and safety, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Retail trade, 7.0% Manufacturing, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.3% Education and training, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

21.2% of homes are fully owned, and 26.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $754 per week and the median household income is $1170 per week.

The median rent in South Townsville is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Townsville postcode 4810

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