Muchea Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Muchea (6501) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 43 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Muchea is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Muchea was 1,018 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Muchea is 39 years of age.

75.8% of people living in the suburb of Muchea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.0% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.9% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Trinidad and Tobago, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% India, 0.4% Kenya, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Germany.

93.7% of people living in Muchea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Italian.

The religious makeup of Muchea is 33.6% No religion, 24.9% Anglican, 19.8% Catholic, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Baptist, 0.9% Salvation Army, 0.8% Seventh-day Adventist.

55.9% of people are married, 27.6% have never married and 11.9% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Muchea.

65.7% of the people living in Muchea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.7% are working on a part time basis. Muchea has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Muchea are 20.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Managers, 12.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.2% Labourers, 9.0% Professionals, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Muchea work in are 16.8% Construction, 12.2% Manufacturing, 9.2% Retail trade, 7.2% Mining, 7.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Health care and social assistance, 4.2% Education and training.

33.2% of homes are fully owned, and 53.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $611 per week and the median household income is $1395 per week.

The median rent in Muchea is $175 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Muchea postcode 6501

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