Arcadia Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Arcadia (4819) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1118 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Arcadia is in the federal electorate of Herbert.

In the 2011 census the population of Arcadia was 238 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Arcadia is 55 years of age.

67.9% of people living in the suburb of Arcadia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.7% England, 6.4% New Zealand, 2.6% Philippines, 2.1% France, 2.1% Germany, 1.7% Scotland.

82.8% of people living in Arcadia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Other, 2.5% Portuguese, 2.5% German, 2.5% French, 1.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Arcadia is 34.2% No religion, 17.7% Catholic, 14.8% Anglican, 8.0% Christian, nfd, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Other religious affiliation , 2.5% Other Religious Groups, 2.1% Buddhism.

40.5% of people are married, 33.3% have never married and 14.8% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Arcadia.

54.4% of the people living in Arcadia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.9% are working on a part time basis. Arcadia has an unemployment rate of 8.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Arcadia are 23.4% Managers, 20.2% Professionals, 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Labourers, 9.6% Sales workers, 6.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.3% Community & personal service workers, 3.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Arcadia work in are 20.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.4% Public administration and safety, 9.4% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 9.4% Education and training, 9.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.3% Construction, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Retail trade, 6.2% Administrative and support services.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 13.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $465 per week and the median household income is $728 per week.

The median rent in Arcadia is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Arcadia postcode 4819

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