Upper Coomera Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Upper Coomera (4209) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 52 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Upper Coomera is in the federal electorate of Forde.

In the 2011 census the population of Upper Coomera was 21,136 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Upper Coomera is 29 years of age.

65.6% of people living in the suburb of Upper Coomera were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 14.8% New Zealand, 5.3% England, 1.6% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Fiji, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% China , 0.2% Japan, 0.2% Singapore, 0.2% Netherlands.

88.4% of people living in Upper Coomera speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Korean, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.4% Japanese, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Upper Coomera is 27.7% No religion, 21.4% Catholic, 19.8% Anglican, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Latter-day Saints, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.2% Baptist.

49.5% of people are married, 36.3% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 379 widowed people living in Upper Coomera.

61.6% of the people living in Upper Coomera over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.0% are working on a part time basis. Upper Coomera has an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Upper Coomera are 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.0% Professionals, 11.6% Sales workers, 11.3% Managers, 10.8% Labourers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Upper Coomera work in are 13.3% Construction, 12.4% Retail trade, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Manufacturing, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Education and training, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Wholesale trade.

9.8% of homes are fully owned, and 41.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $662 per week and the median household income is $1513 per week.

The median rent in Upper Coomera is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Upper Coomera postcode 4209

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