Coolup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Coolup (6214) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 87 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Coolup is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Coolup was 362 and is comprised of approximately 47.5% females and 52.5% males.

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

80.7% of people living in the suburb of Coolup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.7% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.4% United States of America, 1.4% Scotland.

91.5% of people living in Coolup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Italian, 0.8% Thai.

The religious makeup of Coolup is 25.9% Anglican, 24.0% No religion, 23.7% Catholic, 11.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Uniting Church, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.7% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed.

58.0% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 5.5% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Coolup.

61.8% of the people living in Coolup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.9% are working on a part time basis. Coolup has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Coolup are 20.2% Technicians & trades workers, 17.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.7% Managers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Labourers, 5.5% Sales workers, 3.7% Professionals, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coolup work in are 12.9% Manufacturing, 12.3% Construction, 11.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.6% Retail trade, 8.6% Mining, 8.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Administrative and support services, 4.9% Other services.

35.8% of homes are fully owned, and 44.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $546 per week and the median household income is $1166 per week.

The median rent in Coolup is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coolup postcode 6214

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