Mount Isa Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mount Isa (4825) is a suburb of Western, Mt Isa & North Western, Queensland. It is about 1563 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mount Isa is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Isa was 704 and is comprised of approximately 24.9% females and 75.1% males.

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

64.1% of people living in the suburb of Mount Isa were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% New Zealand, 2.0% England, 1.4% Papua New Guinea, 1.3% South Africa, 1.1% Spain, 1.1% Germany, 0.9% United States of America, 0.6% India, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland.

73.3% of people living in Mount Isa speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 20.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 0.9% Tamil, 0.9% Spanish, 0.4% Hindi, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Samoan, 0.4% German, 0.4% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Mount Isa is 23.7% No religion, 21.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 21.2% Catholic, 16.2% Anglican, 5.8% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Baptist, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

42.4% of people are married, 40.6% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 7.0% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Mount Isa.

84.5% of the people living in Mount Isa over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 8.6% are working on a part time basis. Mount Isa has an unemployment rate of 2.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Isa are 29.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 22.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Labourers, 14.2% Managers, 9.5% Professionals, 4.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.0% Community & personal service workers, 1.0% Sales workers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Isa work in are 41.3% Mining, 18.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.1% Construction, 5.9% Manufacturing, 5.6% Administrative and support services, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Accommodation and food services, 2.9% Education and training, 2.7% Inadequately described/Not stated.

19.9% of homes are fully owned, and 13.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1252 per week and the median household income is $1359 per week.

The median rent in Mount Isa is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2110 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Isa postcode 4825

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