Waterbank Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Waterbank (6725) is a suburb of Northern, Kimberley/North, Western Australia. It is about 1752 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Waterbank is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Waterbank was 343 and is comprised of approximately 44.3% females and 55.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Waterbank is 40 years of age.

74.1% of people living in the suburb of Waterbank were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 2.0% Philippines, 1.5% France, 1.5% Thailand, 1.2% Netherlands.

82.6% of people living in Waterbank speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% German, 0.9% Thai, 0.9% Tagalog, 0.9% French, 0.9% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Waterbank is 37.5% No religion, 20.1% Catholic, 19.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.8% Anglican, 2.3% Buddhism, 1.7% Uniting Church, 0.9% Salvation Army, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

48.5% of people are married, 38.1% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Waterbank.

58.0% of the people living in Waterbank over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.9% are working on a part time basis. Waterbank has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Waterbank are 21.7% Managers, 21.1% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Professionals, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Labourers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.2% Sales workers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Waterbank work in are 12.2% Construction, 11.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.8% Retail trade, 9.1% Education and training, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 5.5% Manufacturing, 5.5% Inadequately described/Not stated.

41.0% of homes are fully owned, and 31.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $670 per week and the median household income is $1520 per week.

The median rent in Waterbank is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3033 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Waterbank postcode 6725

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