Ord River Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Ord River (6770) is a suburb of Northern, Kimberley/North, Western Australia. It is about 2018 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Ord River is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Ord River was 312 and is comprised of approximately 31.1% females and 68.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ord River is 35 years of age.

75.2% of people living in the suburb of Ord River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% New Zealand, 1.9% South Africa, 1.6% England.

68.7% of people living in Ord River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.0% Australian Indigenous Languages , 14.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Ord River is 31.4% Catholic, 25.6% No religion, 16.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.6% Anglican, 7.4% Uniting Church, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Baptist, 1.3% Other Protestant, 1.0% Christian, nfd.

33.6% of people are married, 49.3% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 5.7% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Ord River.

77.4% of the people living in Ord River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 16.1% are working on a part time basis. Ord River has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Ord River are 23.3% Technicians & trades workers, 18.5% Labourers, 16.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.7% Managers, 10.6% Professionals, 7.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.3% Community & personal service workers, 3.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.6% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Ord River work in are 47.6% Mining, 22.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.8% Education and training, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 3.2% Accommodation and food services, 3.2% Construction, 1.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 1.6% Health care and social assistance, 1.6% Wholesale trade.

24.4% of homes are fully owned, and 0.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 53.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1011 per week and the median household income is $724 per week.

The median rent in Ord River is $28 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ord River postcode 6770

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