Pomona Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Pomona (4568) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 124 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Pomona is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Pomona was 2,587 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pomona is 44 years of age.

80.7% of people living in the suburb of Pomona were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% England, 3.0% New Zealand, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% Sweden, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Switzerland, 0.2% India.

94.4% of people living in Pomona speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% French, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Filipino , 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Pomona is 33.5% No religion, 19.4% Anglican, 16.7% Catholic, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Uniting Church, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.4% Buddhism.

54.5% of people are married, 27.0% have never married and 11.3% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 90 widowed people living in Pomona.

52.7% of the people living in Pomona over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.8% are working on a part time basis. Pomona has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Pomona are 17.7% Professionals, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Labourers, 12.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Managers, 9.1% Sales workers, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pomona work in are 13.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.8% Construction, 8.7% Education and training, 7.2% Manufacturing, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Other services.

34.1% of homes are fully owned, and 45.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $488 per week and the median household income is $979 per week.

The median rent in Pomona is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pomona postcode 4568

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