Marcoola Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Marcoola (4564) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 98 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Marcoola is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Marcoola was 3,015 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Marcoola is 36 years of age.

77.7% of people living in the suburb of Marcoola were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 3.8% New Zealand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Denmark, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Saudi Arabia, 0.4% India, 0.4% Canada, 0.3% Papua New Guinea.

89.6% of people living in Marcoola speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.8% German, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Thai, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Greek.

The religious makeup of Marcoola is 26.4% No religion, 22.1% Catholic, 16.4% Anglican, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Baptist, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.8% Jehovah's Witnesses.

40.2% of people are married, 38.4% have never married and 13.6% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 88 widowed people living in Marcoola.

52.7% of the people living in Marcoola over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.6% are working on a part time basis. Marcoola has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Marcoola are 16.9% Professionals, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Community & personal service workers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Labourers, 11.7% Sales workers, 9.9% Managers, 5.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Marcoola work in are 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.0% Retail trade, 12.0% Construction, 11.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.3% Education and training, 6.4% Manufacturing, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.2% Other services, 4.0% Administrative and support services.

18.1% of homes are fully owned, and 25.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 53.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $570 per week and the median household income is $983 per week.

The median rent in Marcoola is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Marcoola postcode 4564

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