Towen Mountain Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Towen Mountain (4560) is a suburb of South Eastern, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is about 91 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Towen Mountain is in the federal electorate of Fairfax.

In the 2011 census the population of Towen Mountain was 311 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Towen Mountain is 41 years of age.

83.2% of people living in the suburb of Towen Mountain were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.8% England, 5.2% New Zealand, 1.6% Netherlands, 1.6% Wales, 1.6% Papua New Guinea.

97.1% of people living in Towen Mountain speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Samoan, 1.0% Language spoken at home not stated.

The religious makeup of Towen Mountain is 37.6% No religion, 12.5% Catholic, 11.6% Anglican, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Uniting Church, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.8% Baptist, 3.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Lutheran.

56.7% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 1.2% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Towen Mountain.

41.5% of the people living in Towen Mountain over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 44.7% are working on a part time basis. Towen Mountain has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Towen Mountain are 17.3% Professionals, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Labourers, 11.5% Managers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.4% Community & personal service workers, 3.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Towen Mountain work in are 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.1% Construction, 8.2% Manufacturing, 8.2% Education and training, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Retail trade.

43.1% of homes are fully owned, and 45.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $439 per week and the median household income is $1341 per week.

The median rent in Towen Mountain is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Towen Mountain postcode 4560

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