Upper Capel Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Upper Capel (6239) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 188 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Upper Capel is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Upper Capel was 269 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Upper Capel is 42 years of age.

72.8% of people living in the suburb of Upper Capel were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.8% England, 4.1% Taiwan, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.5% Russian Federation, 1.5% Scotland, 1.1% Italy.

90.3% of people living in Upper Capel speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Mandarin, 1.5% Russian, 1.5% Italian.

The religious makeup of Upper Capel is 37.5% No religion, 19.3% Anglican, 16.4% Catholic, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Uniting Church, 4.5% Christian, nfd, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Baptist, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Lutheran.

55.3% of people are married, 25.8% have never married and 13.8% are divorced and 1.4% are separated. There are 8 widowed people living in Upper Capel.

59.4% of the people living in Upper Capel over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Upper Capel has an unemployment rate of 1.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Upper Capel are 28.1% Managers, 19.6% Professionals, 16.3% Labourers, 13.1% Technicians & trades workers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.6% Sales workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.0% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Upper Capel work in are 28.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.1% Construction, 9.2% Manufacturing, 6.5% Mining, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Education and training, 5.9% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Administrative and support services, 3.9% Public administration and safety.

49.0% of homes are fully owned, and 34.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $562 per week and the median household income is $1149 per week.

The median rent in Upper Capel is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Upper Capel postcode 6239

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