Ferny Hills Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Ferny Hills was 8,721 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ferny Hills is 36 years of age.

82.6% of people living in the suburb of Ferny Hills were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 3.6% New Zealand, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Philippines.

94.3% of people living in Ferny Hills speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Ferny Hills is 26.8% No religion, 26.2% Catholic, 17.4% Anglican, 8.0% Uniting Church, 5.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Baptist, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.2% Lutheran.

57.6% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 279 widowed people living in Ferny Hills.

59.4% of the people living in Ferny Hills over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Ferny Hills has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Ferny Hills are 25.4% Professionals, 18.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Managers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 6.0% Labourers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ferny Hills work in are 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Public administration and safety, 10.1% Education and training, 9.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.0% Retail trade, 7.8% Construction, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Accommodation and food services.

32.5% of homes are fully owned, and 51.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $747 per week and the median household income is $1713 per week.

The median rent in Ferny Hills is $360 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ferny Hills postcode 4055

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