Willow Vale Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Willow Vale (4209) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 47 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Willow Vale is in the federal electorate of Forde.

In the 2011 census the population of Willow Vale was 1,015 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Willow Vale is 39 years of age.

67.7% of people living in the suburb of Willow Vale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% England, 6.0% New Zealand, 2.6% South Africa, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% Russian Federation, 0.8% Wales, 0.8% Sweden, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Nigeria, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Romania, 0.5% Scotland.

87.5% of people living in Willow Vale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.6% Russian, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% German, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Willow Vale is 26.7% Anglican, 20.0% No religion, 18.3% Catholic, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 4.8% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Baptist, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.7% Lutheran.

58.5% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Willow Vale.

56.2% of the people living in Willow Vale 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. Willow Vale has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Willow Vale are 17.5% Managers, 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Professionals, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Labourers, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Willow Vale work in are 16.0% Construction, 10.3% Retail trade, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Education and training, 4.7% Other services, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Wholesale trade.

27.6% of homes are fully owned, and 57.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $604 per week and the median household income is $1700 per week.

The median rent in Willow Vale is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2084 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Willow Vale postcode 4209

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