Maryborough Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Maryborough (4650) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 217 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Maryborough is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Maryborough was 15,860 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Maryborough is 43 years of age.

85.8% of people living in the suburb of Maryborough were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Germany, 0.2% India, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% China , 0.1% Canada, 0.1% France.

92.4% of people living in Maryborough speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% German, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Maryborough is 22.2% No religion, 21.0% Anglican, 17.4% Catholic, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.5% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Lutheran, 2.0% Baptist, 1.3% Pentecostal.

43.1% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 11.6% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 1182 widowed people living in Maryborough.

52.0% of the people living in Maryborough over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Maryborough has an unemployment rate of 10.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Maryborough are 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Labourers, 14.3% Professionals, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 7.9% Managers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Maryborough work in are 16.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Retail trade, 12.0% Manufacturing, 9.1% Education and training, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Construction, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Other services.

35.8% of homes are fully owned, and 25.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $397 per week and the median household income is $746 per week.

The median rent in Maryborough is $205 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Maryborough postcode 4650

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