Stratford Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Stratford (4870) is a suburb of Northern, Cairns, Queensland. It is about 1396 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Stratford is in the federal electorate of Leichhardt.

In the 2011 census the population of Stratford was 1,109 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Stratford is 39 years of age.

77.3% of people living in the suburb of Stratford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 4.1% New Zealand, 1.5% United States of America, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Switzerland, 0.6% Japan, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Fiji, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Ireland.

91.7% of people living in Stratford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Japanese, 0.7% French, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Sinhalese, 0.6% German, 0.5% Dutch, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Stratford is 36.2% No religion, 21.3% Catholic, 17.6% Anglican, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.1% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.4% Baptist, 1.1% Seventh-day Adventist.

39.1% of people are married, 43.1% have never married and 11.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 23 widowed people living in Stratford.

59.7% of the people living in Stratford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. Stratford has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Stratford are 26.7% Professionals, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Managers, 10.9% Sales workers, 6.4% Labourers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Stratford work in are 15.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Public administration and safety, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.3% Education and training, 8.1% Construction, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.0% Administrative and support services.

24.4% of homes are fully owned, and 38.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $726 per week and the median household income is $1394 per week.

The median rent in Stratford is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Stratford postcode 4870

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