Middle Ridge Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Middle Ridge (4350) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 106 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Middle Ridge is in the federal electorate of Groom.

In the 2011 census the population of Middle Ridge was 6,561 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Middle Ridge is 41 years of age.

78.3% of people living in the suburb of Middle Ridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 1.6% South Africa, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.5% China , 0.4% India, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Netherlands.

86.2% of people living in Middle Ridge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.5% Arabic, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.3% Hindi, 0.3% Tamil, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Middle Ridge is 26.5% Catholic, 20.7% Anglican, 10.6% No religion, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.1% Uniting Church, 5.3% Christian, nfd, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.2% Lutheran, 2.9% Pentecostal, 2.1% Churches of Christ.

64.0% of people are married, 21.8% have never married and 5.2% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 376 widowed people living in Middle Ridge.

61.5% of the people living in Middle Ridge over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Middle Ridge has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Middle Ridge are 27.5% Professionals, 17.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.6% Managers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.1% Sales workers, 8.3% Community & personal service workers, 5.6% Labourers, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Middle Ridge work in are 15.6% Health care and social assistance, 14.3% Education and training, 11.4% Retail trade, 8.2% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Construction, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Manufacturing, 4.8% Financial and insurance services, 4.6% Accommodation and food services.

42.0% of homes are fully owned, and 36.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $719 per week and the median household income is $1728 per week.

The median rent in Middle Ridge is $345 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Middle Ridge postcode 4350

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