Geographe Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Geographe (6280) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 193 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Geographe is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Geographe was 3,206 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

76.7% of people living in the suburb of Geographe were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.1% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Canada, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Thailand, 0.2% India, 0.2% Indonesia, 0.2% Peru, 0.2% Tanzania.

91.2% of people living in Geographe speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Indonesian, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Thai.

The religious makeup of Geographe is 28.1% Anglican, 27.7% No religion, 16.9% Catholic, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

53.0% of people are married, 30.4% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 117 widowed people living in Geographe.

50.8% of the people living in Geographe over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.6% are working on a part time basis. Geographe has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Geographe are 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Labourers, 13.2% Professionals, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Managers, 11.5% Sales workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Geographe work in are 15.6% Retail trade, 13.3% Construction, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Education and training, 6.1% Manufacturing, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Other services, 4.0% Administrative and support services.

31.6% of homes are fully owned, and 26.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $528 per week and the median household income is $1003 per week.

The median rent in Geographe is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Geographe postcode 6280

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