Grandchester Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Grandchester (4340) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 60 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Grandchester is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Grandchester was 504 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Grandchester is 40 years of age.

71.3% of people living in the suburb of Grandchester were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% New Zealand, 2.2% England, 1.0% Northern Ireland, 0.6% United States of America.

79.7% of people living in Grandchester speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 18.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Grandchester is 23.5% Anglican, 21.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 18.3% Catholic, 15.5% No religion, 7.6% Uniting Church, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 2.2% Lutheran, 1.2% Seventh-day Adventist.

48.0% of people are married, 33.9% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 5.6% are separated. There are 22 widowed people living in Grandchester.

58.8% of the people living in Grandchester over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Grandchester has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Grandchester are 21.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Professionals, 12.0% Labourers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.9% Managers, 4.7% Sales workers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Grandchester work in are 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Construction, 11.2% Public administration and safety, 11.2% Manufacturing, 10.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.0% Retail trade, 8.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.5% Education and training, 7.0% Other services.

43.4% of homes are fully owned, and 42.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $470 per week and the median household income is $1042 per week.

The median rent in Grandchester is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Grandchester postcode 4340

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