Dandaragan Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Dandaragan (6507) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 143 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Dandaragan is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Dandaragan was 401 and is comprised of approximately 46.6% females and 53.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dandaragan is 42 years of age.

79.6% of people living in the suburb of Dandaragan were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% Korea, Republic of , 2.5% New Zealand, 2.2% Taiwan, 1.7% Korea, Democratic People's Republic of , 1.7% Scotland, 1.0% Zambia, 1.0% South Africa, 1.0% Hong Kong , 1.0% England, 1.0% Ireland, 0.7% Malaysia.

88.3% of people living in Dandaragan speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Korean, 1.7% Other, 1.5% Cantonese, 1.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Mandarin, 0.7% Other.

The religious makeup of Dandaragan is 37.7% Anglican, 29.4% No religion, 16.7% Catholic, 5.5% Uniting Church, 2.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Baptist, 0.7% Buddhism, 0.7% Lutheran.

62.2% of people are married, 26.7% have never married and 4.8% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Dandaragan.

68.2% of the people living in Dandaragan over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.2% are working on a part time basis. Dandaragan has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Dandaragan are 35.7% Managers, 19.2% Labourers, 9.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.2% Professionals, 7.1% Sales workers, 6.3% Technicians & trades workers, 5.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Dandaragan work in are 45.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.0% Manufacturing, 8.2% Education and training, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Health care and social assistance, 4.7% Construction, 4.7% Wholesale trade, 3.9% Retail trade, 3.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

42.3% of homes are fully owned, and 22.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $670 per week and the median household income is $1508 per week.

The median rent in Dandaragan is $129 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1746 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dandaragan postcode 6507

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