Mareeba Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Mareeba (4880) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1402 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Mareeba is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Mareeba was 10,181 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

78.6% of people living in the suburb of Mareeba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% Italy, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.7% England, 0.8% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% India, 0.4% Croatia, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Spain, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Greece.

82.2% of people living in Mareeba speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.1% Italian, 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Croatian, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.3% German, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Thai.

The religious makeup of Mareeba is 34.2% Catholic, 17.8% No religion, 15.1% Anglican, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.3% Baptist.

48.3% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 549 widowed people living in Mareeba.

59.5% of the people living in Mareeba over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Mareeba has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Mareeba are 17.0% Labourers, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Managers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Professionals, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mareeba work in are 12.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.1% Retail trade, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Public administration and safety, 8.8% Construction, 6.8% Education and training, 6.5% Manufacturing, 5.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.1% Wholesale trade.

37.0% of homes are fully owned, and 25.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $476 per week and the median household income is $899 per week.

The median rent in Mareeba is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mareeba postcode 4880

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