Draper Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Draper (4520) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 18 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Draper is in the federal electorate of Dickson.

In the 2011 census the population of Draper was 653 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

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

76.1% of people living in the suburb of Draper were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 3.2% South Africa, 2.4% New Zealand, 2.0% Scotland, 1.2% Canada, 0.9% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.8% India, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Ireland.

93.3% of people living in Draper speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 0.9% Italian, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% German, 0.5% French.

The religious makeup of Draper is 26.4% No religion, 23.0% Catholic, 17.8% Anglican, 8.0% Uniting Church, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 3.4% Baptist, 2.3% Lutheran, 0.9% Other Protestant.

66.1% of people are married, 25.0% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 0.6% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Draper.

59.0% of the people living in Draper over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.0% are working on a part time basis. Draper has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Draper are 29.3% Professionals, 19.4% Managers, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Sales workers, 5.1% Labourers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Draper work in are 14.4% Construction, 13.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Education and training, 6.5% Retail trade, 5.6% Other services, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Manufacturing.

32.3% of homes are fully owned, and 59.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $797 per week and the median household income is $2190 per week.

The median rent in Draper is $510 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Draper postcode 4520

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