Reedy Creek Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Reedy Creek (4227) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 80 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Reedy Creek is in the federal electorate of McPherson.

In the 2011 census the population of Reedy Creek was 5,712 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Reedy Creek is 34 years of age.

68.6% of people living in the suburb of Reedy Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.2% New Zealand, 5.9% England, 2.3% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% China , 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% India, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% Poland.

87.1% of people living in Reedy Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 0.6% Japanese, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Reedy Creek is 22.3% Catholic, 20.1% Anglican, 19.8% No religion, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Christian, nfd, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.3% Pentecostal, 3.3% Baptist, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Buddhism.

54.7% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 106 widowed people living in Reedy Creek.

56.2% of the people living in Reedy Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.4% are working on a part time basis. Reedy Creek has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Reedy Creek are 19.1% Professionals, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.9% Sales workers, 11.9% Managers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Labourers, 3.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Reedy Creek work in are 13.8% Retail trade, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Construction, 9.9% Education and training, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Manufacturing, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Other services.

18.0% of homes are fully owned, and 51.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $609 per week and the median household income is $1356 per week.

The median rent in Reedy Creek is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2247 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Reedy Creek postcode 4227

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