Oakey Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Oakey (4401) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 129 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Oakey is in the federal electorate of Groom.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakey was 4,529 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oakey is 37 years of age.

86.0% of people living in the suburb of Oakey were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Brazil, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Thailand, 0.1% India, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Cyprus, 0.1% Wales.

91.1% of people living in Oakey speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Portuguese, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.2% Dutch, 0.1% French, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Oakey is 26.1% Anglican, 22.7% Catholic, 13.6% No religion, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.8% Uniting Church, 6.7% Lutheran, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Churches of Christ, 0.7% Baptist.

47.7% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 243 widowed people living in Oakey.

64.9% of the people living in Oakey over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.1% are working on a part time basis. Oakey has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Oakey are 25.6% Labourers, 16.7% Technicians & trades workers, 11.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.5% Managers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Professionals, 6.9% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oakey work in are 24.6% Manufacturing, 9.2% Public administration and safety, 9.2% Retail trade, 9.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Education and training, 4.4% Construction.

31.3% of homes are fully owned, and 31.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $494 per week and the median household income is $963 per week.

The median rent in Oakey is $205 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oakey postcode 4401

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