Bracken Ridge Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Bracken Ridge (4017) is a suburb of Brisbane, Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 16 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Bracken Ridge is in the federal electorate of Petrie.

In the 2011 census the population of Bracken Ridge was 16,799 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bracken Ridge is 35 years of age.

74.6% of people living in the suburb of Bracken Ridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% New Zealand, 3.8% England, 2.2% Philippines, 1.3% India, 0.8% Fiji, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% China , 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Samoa, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Sri Lanka.

85.6% of people living in Bracken Ridge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 1.0% Tagalog, 0.9% Hindi, 0.8% Filipino , 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Samoan, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Italian.

The religious makeup of Bracken Ridge is 31.0% Catholic, 18.8% No religion, 16.6% Anglican, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.4% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Baptist, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Hinduism, 1.3% Pentecostal.

51.9% of people are married, 33.1% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 471 widowed people living in Bracken Ridge.

62.5% of the people living in Bracken Ridge over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Bracken Ridge has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Bracken Ridge are 19.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.5% Professionals, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.1% Sales workers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Managers, 9.8% Labourers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bracken Ridge work in are 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 9.9% Manufacturing, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 7.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Construction, 7.0% Education and training, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

30.2% of homes are fully owned, and 41.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $658 per week and the median household income is $1511 per week.

The median rent in Bracken Ridge is $355 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bracken Ridge postcode 4017

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