Samford Valley Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Samford Valley (4520) is a suburb of Brisbane, Outer Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 21 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Samford Valley is in the federal electorate of Dickson.

In the 2011 census the population of Samford Valley was 3,044 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Samford Valley is 40 years of age.

74.3% of people living in the suburb of Samford Valley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.3% England, 1.9% South Africa, 1.8% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Argentina, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% Zimbabwe.

92.6% of people living in Samford Valley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.2% German, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Hungarian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Samford Valley is 26.8% Catholic, 22.3% No religion, 20.4% Anglican, 8.3% Uniting Church, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Baptist, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.3% Pentecostal.

65.4% of people are married, 25.7% have never married and 4.9% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 48 widowed people living in Samford Valley.

57.6% of the people living in Samford Valley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.4% are working on a part time basis. Samford Valley has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Samford Valley are 29.7% Professionals, 18.7% Managers, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Technicians & trades workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 3.8% Labourers, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Samford Valley work in are 13.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Education and training, 8.9% Retail trade, 8.4% Construction, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Manufacturing, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Financial and insurance services.

39.8% of homes are fully owned, and 53.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 5.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $783 per week and the median household income is $2540 per week.

The median rent in Samford Valley is $580 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2250 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Samford Valley postcode 4520

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