Lower King Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Lower King (6330) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 385 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Lower King is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Lower King was 1,738 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lower King is 43 years of age.

74.3% of people living in the suburb of Lower King were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.1% England, 1.8% South Africa, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Japan, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Inadequately described.

93.0% of people living in Lower King speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Lower King is 33.0% No religion, 22.6% Anglican, 11.8% Catholic, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 4.3% Baptist, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Churches of Christ, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

59.4% of people are married, 24.9% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 57 widowed people living in Lower King.

54.4% of the people living in Lower King over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.8% are working on a part time basis. Lower King has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Lower King are 19.2% Professionals, 16.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Managers, 10.6% Labourers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.8% Sales workers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lower King work in are 13.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Education and training, 11.5% Retail trade, 10.3% Construction, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.1% Professional, scientific and technical services.

39.4% of homes are fully owned, and 40.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $557 per week and the median household income is $1193 per week.

The median rent in Lower King is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lower King postcode 6330

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