Walkervale Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Walkervale (4670) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 295 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Walkervale is in the federal electorate of Hinkler.

In the 2011 census the population of Walkervale was 3,002 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Walkervale is 38 years of age.

86.0% of people living in the suburb of Walkervale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Fiji, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Indonesia, 0.2% Denmark, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% Korea, Republic of .

92.6% of people living in Walkervale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.3% German, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Other , 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Walkervale is 22.5% No religion, 17.9% Anglican, 17.7% Catholic, 10.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.0% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Lutheran, 2.0% Baptist, 1.9% Pentecostal.

44.0% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 178 widowed people living in Walkervale.

52.7% of the people living in Walkervale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. Walkervale has an unemployment rate of 12.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Walkervale are 16.4% Labourers, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Professionals, 13.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.7% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Walkervale work in are 17.6% Health care and social assistance, 14.9% Retail trade, 8.9% Manufacturing, 8.3% Education and training, 7.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Construction, 4.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.3% Administrative and support services, 4.0% Wholesale trade.

35.6% of homes are fully owned, and 32.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $415 per week and the median household income is $785 per week.

The median rent in Walkervale is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1343 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Walkervale postcode 4670

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