Karloo Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Karloo (6530) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 370 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Karloo is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Karloo was 649 and is comprised of approximately 52.9% females and 47.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Karloo is 28 years of age.

74.8% of people living in the suburb of Karloo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Vietnam, 0.8% Wales, 0.8% Papua New Guinea, 0.8% Philippines, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Singapore, 0.5% Ireland.

79.7% of people living in Karloo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.3% Other , 0.9% Vietnamese, 0.5% Sinhalese, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.5% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Karloo is 26.2% Catholic, 25.4% No religion, 20.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 12.8% Anglican, 4.8% Islam, 2.0% Buddhism, 2.0% Baptist, 1.7% Uniting Church, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

31.0% of people are married, 53.0% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 6.2% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Karloo.

49.0% of the people living in Karloo 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. Karloo has an unemployment rate of 18.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Karloo are 21.9% Labourers, 14.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Community & personal service workers, 12.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Professionals, 6.6% Managers.

The main industries people from Karloo work in are 17.1% Retail trade, 9.3% Manufacturing, 9.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Education and training, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Construction, 5.7% Administrative and support services, 5.2% Mining.

13.5% of homes are fully owned, and 39.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $463 per week and the median household income is $846 per week.

The median rent in Karloo is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karloo postcode 6530

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