Eastern Heights Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Eastern Heights (4305) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 31 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Eastern Heights is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Eastern Heights was 3,735 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

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

82.6% of people living in the suburb of Eastern Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% India, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Samoa, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Vietnam, 0.1% Hungary, 0.1% Northern Ireland.

89.8% of people living in Eastern Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.6% Samoan, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Hindi, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of Eastern Heights is 19.8% No religion, 19.8% Catholic, 17.7% Anglican, 11.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.3% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.9% Baptist, 3.2% Lutheran, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Salvation Army.

46.0% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 262 widowed people living in Eastern Heights.

58.8% of the people living in Eastern Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Eastern Heights has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Eastern Heights are 19.3% Professionals, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Labourers, 9.0% Managers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.3% Sales workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Eastern Heights work in are 16.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Retail trade, 10.8% Manufacturing, 9.3% Public administration and safety, 8.8% Education and training, 8.1% Construction, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $529 per week and the median household income is $1043 per week.

The median rent in Eastern Heights is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1534 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Eastern Heights postcode 4305

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