Gap Ridge Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Gap Ridge (6714) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 1250 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Gap Ridge is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Gap Ridge was 1,466 and is comprised of approximately 22.3% females and 77.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gap Ridge is 38 years of age.

45.1% of people living in the suburb of Gap Ridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.0% New Zealand, 4.0% England, 2.0% Cambodia, 1.4% Philippines, 1.2% India, 1.0% South Africa, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Thailand, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Tanzania, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% China , 0.3% Vietnam.

59.1% of people living in Gap Ridge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 30.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Khmer, 1.9% Other, 0.5% German, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Other , 0.5% Tagalog, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.5% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Gap Ridge is 32.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 22.3% No religion, 16.5% Catholic, 10.9% Anglican, 3.3% Buddhism, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.7% Uniting Church, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

42.2% of people are married, 40.5% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 5.8% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Gap Ridge.

84.5% of the people living in Gap Ridge over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 7.9% are working on a part time basis. Gap Ridge has an unemployment rate of 1.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Gap Ridge are 35.6% Technicians & trades workers, 21.8% Labourers, 14.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.3% Professionals, 5.0% Managers, 3.8% Community & personal service workers, 1.9% Sales workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gap Ridge work in are 43.4% Construction, 17.5% Mining, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.6% Inadequately described/Not stated, 3.3% Manufacturing, 2.8% Administrative and support services, 2.5% Education and training.

29.3% of homes are fully owned, and 10.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 59.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $2000 per week and the median household income is $2767 per week.

The median rent in Gap Ridge is $35 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gap Ridge postcode 6714

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