Darling Downs Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Darling Downs (6122) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 28 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Darling Downs is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Darling Downs was 1,128 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Darling Downs is 41 years of age.

70.6% of people living in the suburb of Darling Downs were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.9% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.7% Netherlands, 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Canada, 0.6% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% France, 0.4% India.

91.7% of people living in Darling Downs speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 1.2% Italian, 0.9% Dutch, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% French, 0.4% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Darling Downs is 26.9% Anglican, 22.4% No religion, 19.1% Catholic, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.2% Baptist, 3.2% Uniting Church, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal, 0.8% Lutheran.

60.2% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 6.7% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Darling Downs.

57.7% of the people living in Darling Downs over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Darling Downs has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Darling Downs are 21.0% Technicians & trades workers, 18.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.5% Professionals, 11.8% Managers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.0% Labourers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Darling Downs work in are 13.7% Construction, 11.6% Manufacturing, 9.2% Retail trade, 8.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Education and training, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Other services, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

36.7% of homes are fully owned, and 54.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 5.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $710 per week and the median household income is $1977 per week.

The median rent in Darling Downs is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Darling Downs postcode 6122

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