Karrakup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Karrakup (6122) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 35 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Karrakup is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Karrakup was 249 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Karrakup is 44 years of age.

68.4% of people living in the suburb of Karrakup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.6% England, 1.6% Thailand, 1.6% Ireland, 1.2% South Africa, 1.2% Netherlands, 1.2% Zimbabwe, 1.2% Germany, 1.2% Scotland.

86.0% of people living in Karrakup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Other, 1.2% Dutch, 1.2% German.

The religious makeup of Karrakup is 27.0% No religion, 26.2% Anglican, 13.9% Catholic, 12.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Buddhism, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.6% Lutheran.

57.1% of people are married, 27.4% have never married and 12.7% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Karrakup.

52.4% of the people living in Karrakup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.7% are working on a part time basis. Karrakup has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Karrakup are 25.0% Managers, 21.6% Technicians & trades workers, 19.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Professionals, 6.0% Labourers, 4.3% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Karrakup work in are 15.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.5% Manufacturing, 10.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.8% Construction, 6.0% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.1% Accommodation and food services.

39.3% of homes are fully owned, and 20.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $509 per week and the median household income is $1291 per week.

The median rent in Karrakup is $155 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2692 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karrakup postcode 6122

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