Ellesmere Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ellesmere (4610) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 150 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ellesmere is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Ellesmere was 491 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ellesmere is 50 years of age.

80.4% of people living in the suburb of Ellesmere were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 3.1% New Zealand, 1.4% China , 1.0% Philippines, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% Scotland.

89.2% of people living in Ellesmere speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.2% Cantonese, 1.0% Tagalog, 0.6% Polish.

The religious makeup of Ellesmere is 20.6% No religion, 17.5% Anglican, 15.9% Catholic, 13.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.4% Uniting Church, 4.7% Lutheran, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.4% Buddhism.

61.5% of people are married, 19.2% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Ellesmere.

48.9% of the people living in Ellesmere over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Ellesmere has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Ellesmere are 19.4% Labourers, 18.2% Managers, 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.1% Professionals, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ellesmere work in are 19.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.7% Retail trade, 7.7% Mining, 7.7% Inadequately described/Not stated, 7.1% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Manufacturing, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Administrative and support services.

51.4% of homes are fully owned, and 33.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $326 per week and the median household income is $704 per week.

The median rent in Ellesmere is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1268 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ellesmere postcode 4610

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