King River Demographics (WA) Local Stats

King River (6330) is a suburb of South Western, Great Southern, Western Australia. It is about 381 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. King River is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of King River was 284 and is comprised of approximately 46.8% females and 53.2% males.

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

82.6% of people living in the suburb of King River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.2% England, 2.1% Germany.

89.8% of people living in King River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Thai.

The religious makeup of King River is 25.7% No religion, 20.8% Anglican, 13.7% Catholic, 12.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.2% Christian, nfd, 6.7% Baptist, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Pentecostal, 2.5% Uniting Church, 1.4% Buddhism.

49.8% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 13.4% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in King River.

47.3% of the people living in King River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 40.5% are working on a part time basis. King River has an unemployment rate of 2.0%.

The main occupations of people living in King River are 21.5% Technicians & trades workers, 17.4% Managers, 12.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Professionals, 9.7% Labourers, 6.2% Sales workers.

The main industries people from King River work in are 16.7% Construction, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Education and training, 6.9% Mining, 6.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Retail trade.

34.7% of homes are fully owned, and 33.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $561 per week and the median household income is $1196 per week.

The median rent in King River is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for King River postcode 6330

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