Boulder Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Boulder (6432) is a suburb of South East & Central, Goldfields, Western Australia. It is about 550 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Boulder is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Boulder was 5,359 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Boulder is 30 years of age.

66.9% of people living in the suburb of Boulder were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.4% New Zealand, 2.3% England, 1.6% South Africa, 0.9% Philippines, 0.7% India, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% China , 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Tanzania, 0.2% Indonesia, 0.2% Canada.

79.8% of people living in Boulder speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Other, 0.4% Filipino , 0.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Boulder is 28.4% No religion, 19.9% Catholic, 18.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.0% Anglican, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Baptist, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Churches of Christ, 1.1% Pentecostal.

38.2% of people are married, 45.0% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 139 widowed people living in Boulder.

67.1% of the people living in Boulder over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.5% are working on a part time basis. Boulder has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Boulder are 23.4% Technicians & trades workers, 18.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.6% Labourers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.5% Professionals, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Sales workers, 6.9% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Boulder work in are 20.1% Mining, 9.8% Retail trade, 7.9% Manufacturing, 7.6% Construction, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.6% Health care and social assistance, 6.1% Other services, 5.0% Education and training.

18.1% of homes are fully owned, and 43.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $783 per week and the median household income is $1713 per week.

The median rent in Boulder is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1650 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Boulder postcode 6432

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