Karara Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Karara (4352) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 165 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Karara is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Karara was 278 and is comprised of approximately 46.0% females and 54.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Karara is 43 years of age.

78.8% of people living in the suburb of Karara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.8% Netherlands, 1.8% Estonia, 1.4% China , 1.1% New Zealand.

86.4% of people living in Karara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Arabic, 1.1% Filipino , 1.1% German.

The religious makeup of Karara is 28.6% Catholic, 23.6% Anglican, 14.3% No religion, 12.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.6% Uniting Church, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Latter-day Saints, 1.4% Lutheran, 1.1% Islam.

65.9% of people are married, 22.1% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Karara.

68.2% of the people living in Karara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.9% are working on a part time basis. Karara has an unemployment rate of 2.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Karara are 44.9% Managers, 11.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Labourers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Technicians & trades workers, 8.4% Professionals, 2.8% Sales workers, 2.8% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from Karara work in are 41.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.6% Construction, 3.7% Education and training, 3.7% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 2.8% Accommodation and food services.

55.3% of homes are fully owned, and 20.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $364 per week and the median household income is $724 per week.

The median rent in Karara is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1192 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karara postcode 4352

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