Ropeley Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ropeley (4343) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 79 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ropeley is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Ropeley was 232 and is comprised of approximately 43.1% females and 56.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ropeley is 38 years of age.

81.4% of people living in the suburb of Ropeley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% New Zealand, 2.6% England, 1.7% Italy.

89.2% of people living in Ropeley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 1.7% Italian.

The religious makeup of Ropeley is 19.5% Anglican, 16.9% Catholic, 12.6% Lutheran, 11.7% No religion, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.7% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Churches of Christ, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Salvation Army, 2.6% Jehovah's Witnesses.

52.1% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 6.3% are separated. There are 0 widowed people living in Ropeley.

64.5% of the people living in Ropeley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.2% are working on a part time basis. Ropeley has an unemployment rate of 9.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Ropeley are 21.2% Labourers, 20.2% Technicians & trades workers, 18.2% Sales workers, 13.1% Managers, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.1% Professionals, 6.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.1% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Ropeley work in are 32.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 19.6% Retail trade, 12.4% Construction, 11.3% Education and training, 6.2% Health care and social assistance, 5.2% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 4.1% Other services, 3.1% Public administration and safety, 3.1% Manufacturing.

44.3% of homes are fully owned, and 40.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $489 per week and the median household income is $1230 per week.

The median rent in Ropeley is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1170 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ropeley postcode 4343

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