Applethorpe Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Applethorpe (4378) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 165 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Applethorpe is in the federal electorate of Maranoa.

In the 2011 census the population of Applethorpe was 468 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

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

83.5% of people living in the suburb of Applethorpe were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 3.2% Italy, 1.5% United States of America, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% China , 0.9% Canada, 0.9% Germany, 0.9% Scotland.

92.3% of people living in Applethorpe speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Italian, 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Applethorpe is 34.8% Catholic, 20.9% Anglican, 17.3% No religion, 6.2% Uniting Church, 4.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.3% Other Protestant.

61.5% of people are married, 22.4% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Applethorpe.

56.8% of the people living in Applethorpe over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Applethorpe has an unemployment rate of 2.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Applethorpe are 25.2% Managers, 25.2% Labourers, 10.2% Professionals, 9.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Technicians & trades workers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.8% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Applethorpe work in are 26.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Education and training, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Retail trade, 7.0% Manufacturing, 5.7% Construction, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services.

38.7% of homes are fully owned, and 36.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $430 per week and the median household income is $954 per week.

The median rent in Applethorpe is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Applethorpe postcode 4378

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