Morgantown Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Morgantown (6701) is a suburb of Northern, Gascoyne, Western Australia. It is about 816 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Morgantown is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Morgantown was 781 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

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

69.4% of people living in the suburb of Morgantown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.9% Portugal, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.0% China , 1.0% Italy, 0.8% Nigeria, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Tonga, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.5% Hungary, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.5% Singapore, 0.5% Malaysia.

78.1% of people living in Morgantown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Portuguese, 1.4% Croatian, 1.0% Vietnamese, 0.8% Indonesian, 0.8% Macedonian, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Greek.

The religious makeup of Morgantown is 30.3% Catholic, 21.8% No religion, 17.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.6% Anglican, 3.5% Jehovah's Witnesses, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Other religious affiliation , 1.7% Uniting Church, 1.5% Churches of Christ, 1.0% Buddhism.

33.9% of people are married, 44.5% have never married and 12.4% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Morgantown.

64.6% of the people living in Morgantown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 20.4% are working on a part time basis. Morgantown has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Morgantown are 17.1% Professionals, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Labourers, 12.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.7% Managers, 10.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.3% Sales workers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Morgantown work in are 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Education and training, 9.2% Construction, 8.6% Retail trade, 8.0% Mining, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Accommodation and food services.

20.4% of homes are fully owned, and 25.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $577 per week and the median household income is $984 per week.

The median rent in Morgantown is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Morgantown postcode 6701

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