Elanora Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Elanora (4221) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 86 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Elanora is in the federal electorate of McPherson.

In the 2011 census the population of Elanora was 11,645 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Elanora is 41 years of age.

76.6% of people living in the suburb of Elanora were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% England, 5.0% New Zealand, 1.0% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Malta.

91.7% of people living in Elanora speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.5% Japanese, 0.5% German, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Serbian, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Elanora is 24.1% Anglican, 24.0% Catholic, 21.8% No religion, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.6% Baptist, 1.3% Lutheran.

52.7% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 563 widowed people living in Elanora.

51.5% of the people living in Elanora over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.4% are working on a part time basis. Elanora has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Elanora are 17.6% Professionals, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Sales workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Managers, 9.8% Labourers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Elanora work in are 13.4% Retail trade, 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Construction, 8.6% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Education and training, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Public administration and safety, 4.0% Other services.

36.7% of homes are fully owned, and 40.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $519 per week and the median household income is $1160 per week.

The median rent in Elanora is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Elanora postcode 4221

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