Carters Ridge Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Carters Ridge (4563) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 116 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Carters Ridge is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Carters Ridge was 401 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Carters Ridge is 40 years of age.

77.2% of people living in the suburb of Carters Ridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 4.5% New Zealand, 1.8% Algeria, 1.5% Switzerland, 1.3% United States of America, 1.0% Philippines.

90.8% of people living in Carters Ridge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% German, 0.8% French.

The religious makeup of Carters Ridge is 27.9% No religion, 21.7% Anglican, 13.5% Catholic, 11.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Christian, nfd, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.2% Baptist, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Other Religious Groups, 1.5% Salvation Army.

45.6% of people are married, 34.1% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Carters Ridge.

53.7% of the people living in Carters Ridge over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Carters Ridge has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Carters Ridge are 18.8% Labourers, 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Professionals, 11.7% Managers, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Carters Ridge work in are 16.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.5% Manufacturing, 13.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Retail trade, 6.5% Wholesale trade, 3.9% Mining, 3.9% Financial and insurance services.

28.9% of homes are fully owned, and 34.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $431 per week and the median household income is $1048 per week.

The median rent in Carters Ridge is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1690 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carters Ridge postcode 4563

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