Herston Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Herston (4006) is a suburb of Brisbane, Brisbane City, Queensland. It is about 3 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Herston is in the federal electorate of Brisbane.

In the 2011 census the population of Herston was 1,831 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Herston is 29 years of age.

67.3% of people living in the suburb of Herston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% China , 3.3% England, 2.3% India, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Vietnam, 1.0% Korea, Republic of , 0.9% Malaysia, 0.9% Taiwan, 0.8% Colombia, 0.7% Iran, 0.6% Canada, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.5% Pakistan.

75.5% of people living in Herston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Mandarin, 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.3% Other, 1.1% Spanish, 1.1% Cantonese, 1.0% French, 0.9% Korean, 0.8% Vietnamese, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Herston is 34.7% No religion, 25.7% Catholic, 11.2% Anglican, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.3% Islam, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Buddhism, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other religious affiliation .

26.0% of people are married, 61.5% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 52 widowed people living in Herston.

59.0% of the people living in Herston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Herston has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Herston are 41.4% Professionals, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Managers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Technicians & trades workers, 5.0% Labourers, 1.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Herston work in are 22.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.8% Accommodation and food services, 8.7% Education and training, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 7.6% Retail trade, 4.4% Manufacturing, 4.3% Construction, 3.4% Administrative and support services.

16.6% of homes are fully owned, and 25.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 55.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $674 per week and the median household income is $1698 per week.

The median rent in Herston is $370 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Herston postcode 4006

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