Murphys Creek Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Murphys Creek (4352) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 96 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Murphys Creek is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Murphys Creek was 664 and is comprised of approximately 48.8% females and 51.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Murphys Creek is 39 years of age.

80.7% of people living in the suburb of Murphys Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.2% Netherlands, 0.9% Canada, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Wales, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.6% Germany.

92.6% of people living in Murphys Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Dutch, 0.5% Thai.

The religious makeup of Murphys Creek is 20.4% No religion, 17.7% Catholic, 15.7% Anglican, 13.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 8.3% Uniting Church, 7.7% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Lutheran, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.2% Seventh-day Adventist.

55.9% of people are married, 31.4% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Murphys Creek.

52.8% of the people living in Murphys Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.7% are working on a part time basis. Murphys Creek has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Murphys Creek are 19.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.4% Professionals, 10.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.5% Managers, 8.4% Sales workers, 8.4% Labourers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Murphys Creek work in are 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Construction, 10.5% Education and training, 9.5% Manufacturing, 7.0% Retail trade, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

41.6% of homes are fully owned, and 46.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $437 per week and the median household income is $1265 per week.

The median rent in Murphys Creek is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murphys Creek postcode 4352

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