Ferny Grove Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Ferny Grove (4055) is a suburb of Brisbane, Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 12 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Ferny Grove is in the federal electorate of Ryan.

In the 2011 census the population of Ferny Grove was 5,609 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ferny Grove is 38 years of age.

78.8% of people living in the suburb of Ferny Grove were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.7% South Africa, 1.0% India, 0.9% Scotland, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% China , 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Fiji.

91.0% of people living in Ferny Grove speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Ferny Grove is 29.2% Catholic, 23.2% No religion, 16.8% Anglican, 8.2% Uniting Church, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Lutheran, 1.2% Pentecostal.

57.5% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 182 widowed people living in Ferny Grove.

60.1% of the people living in Ferny Grove over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.6% are working on a part time basis. Ferny Grove has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Ferny Grove are 24.6% Professionals, 20.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Managers, 9.0% Sales workers, 6.1% Labourers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ferny Grove work in are 13.8% Public administration and safety, 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Education and training, 9.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.9% Retail trade, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Construction, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Manufacturing.

35.9% of homes are fully owned, and 41.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $724 per week and the median household income is $1791 per week.

The median rent in Ferny Grove is $345 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ferny Grove postcode 4055

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