Mapleton Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mapleton (4560) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 95 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mapleton is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Mapleton was 1,439 and is comprised of approximately 53.8% females and 46.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mapleton is 52 years of age.

71.2% of people living in the suburb of Mapleton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% England, 4.6% New Zealand, 1.2% Netherlands, 1.1% Germany, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% France, 0.4% United States of America.

91.7% of people living in Mapleton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% German, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Dutch, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% French, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Mapleton is 28.7% No religion, 19.2% Anglican, 12.6% Catholic, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.9% Christian, nfd, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Baptist, 2.8% Buddhism, 1.7% Other religious affiliation .

54.2% of people are married, 22.3% have never married and 14.4% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 73 widowed people living in Mapleton.

47.9% of the people living in Mapleton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 43.1% are working on a part time basis. Mapleton has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Mapleton are 24.2% Professionals, 13.8% Managers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Labourers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mapleton work in are 17.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Retail trade, 10.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.4% Construction, 8.5% Education and training, 6.9% Manufacturing, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.5% Wholesale trade.

46.9% of homes are fully owned, and 28.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $449 per week and the median household income is $851 per week.

The median rent in Mapleton is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mapleton postcode 4560

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