Murgon Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Murgon (4605) is a suburb of Central Coast, Bundaberg & Wide Bay, Queensland. It is about 174 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Murgon is in the federal electorate of Wide Bay.

In the 2011 census the population of Murgon was 2,496 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Murgon is 40 years of age.

85.1% of people living in the suburb of Murgon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% France, 0.2% India, 0.2% China .

90.9% of people living in Murgon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.4% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Murgon is 17.3% Anglican, 17.0% Catholic, 14.7% No religion, 11.8% Uniting Church, 11.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.9% Lutheran, 6.3% Baptist, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Pentecostal.

50.1% of people are married, 30.8% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 167 widowed people living in Murgon.

54.7% of the people living in Murgon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.3% are working on a part time basis. Murgon has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Murgon are 17.3% Community & personal service workers, 14.7% Labourers, 14.6% Professionals, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Managers, 10.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Murgon work in are 17.7% Health care and social assistance, 14.1% Education and training, 12.2% Retail trade, 9.1% Manufacturing, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Construction, 5.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Other services.

35.3% of homes are fully owned, and 26.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $418 per week and the median household income is $782 per week.

The median rent in Murgon is $170 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murgon postcode 4605

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