Newtown Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Newtown (4305) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 30 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Newtown is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 Census the population of Newtown is 9,565 and is comprised of 53.5% females and 46.5% males.

The median/average age of the Newtown population is 33 years of age, 4 years below the Australian average.

85.2% of people living in Newtown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 1.7%, New Zealand 1.3%, Philippines 0.6%, China 0.5%, India 0.4%.

90.6% of people speak English as their first language 0.8% Mandarin, 0.3% Dinka, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious make up of Newtown is 27% Catholic, 21.3% Anglican, 17.1% No Religion, 5.6% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

38.1% of people are married, 40.8% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 534 widowed people living in Newtown.

59.1% of the people living in Newtown are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Newtown has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people from Newtown are Technicians and Trades Workers 17.2%, Labourers 17.1%, Professionals 14.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 13.5%, Community and Personal Service Workers 11.9%, Sales Workers 10.3%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 7.7%, Managers 7%.

The median individual income is $518.00 per week and the median household income is $894.00 per week.

26% of homes are fully owned, and 29.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.5% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Newtown is $222 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1354 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Newtown postcode 4305

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