Murchison Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Murchison (6630) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 564 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Murchison is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2006 Census the population of Murchison is 1,635 and is comprised of 54.3% males and 45.7% females.

The median/average age of the Murchison population is 41 years of age, 4 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Murchison is 84.1% Australia, 2.1% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.9% Italy, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Samoa.

82.7% of people speak English as their first language, 1.3% speak Samoan, 0.7% speak Italian, 0.7% speak German, 0.4% speak Tongan, 0.4% speak Filipino.

The religious make up of Murchison is 23.3% Catholic, 17.2% No Religion, 16.8% Anglican, 9.9% Uniting Church, 7% Presbyterian and Reformed.

54.5% of people are married, 27.3% have never married and 11.1% are separated or divorced. There are 89 widowed people living in Murchison.

54.8% of the people living in Murchison are employed full time, while 30.1% are employed on a part time basis. Murchison has an above average unemployment rate of 6.8% and 562 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $375.00 per week and the average household income is $721.00 per week.

The average rent in Murchison is $100 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $975 per month. 43% are fully owned, and 32.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.5% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murchison postcode 6630

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