Mount Tarcoola Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Mount Tarcoola (6530) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 371 kms from WA's capital city of Perth.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Tarcoola was 3,347 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Tarcoola is 35 years of age.

77.9% of people living in the suburb of Mount Tarcoola were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 2.2% South Africa, 2.1% New Zealand, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Thailand, 0.4% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.3% United States of America.

86.4% of people living in Mount Tarcoola speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other , 1.9% Other, 1.0% Italian, 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Filipino , 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Mount Tarcoola is 31.1% Catholic, 21.4% No religion, 21.1% Anglican, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Islam, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.1% Baptist.

54.9% of people are married, 31.9% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 99 widowed people living in Mount Tarcoola.

62.0% of the people living in Mount Tarcoola over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Mount Tarcoola has an unemployment rate of 2.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Tarcoola are 18.8% Technicians & trades workers, 18.4% Professionals, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Managers, 8.8% Sales workers, 8.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.5% Labourers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Tarcoola work in are 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 10.6% Education and training, 9.8% Construction, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Other services, 4.9% Manufacturing, 4.9% Mining.

31.5% of homes are fully owned, and 38.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $758 per week and the median household income is $1644 per week.

The median rent in Mount Tarcoola is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1750 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Tarcoola postcode 6530

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