Stafford Heights Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Stafford Heights (4053) is a suburb of Brisbane, Northern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 9 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Stafford Heights is in the federal electorate of Lilley.

In the 2011 census the population of Stafford Heights was 6,780 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Stafford Heights is 38 years of age.

76.9% of people living in the suburb of Stafford Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% New Zealand, 2.6% England, 1.7% Italy, 1.0% Philippines, 0.5% India, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% China , 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Germany.

84.7% of people living in Stafford Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Italian, 1.7% Other, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% Filipino , 0.4% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Stafford Heights is 33.3% Catholic, 19.4% No religion, 15.4% Anglican, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Baptist, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.1% Buddhism.

47.5% of people are married, 35.0% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 325 widowed people living in Stafford Heights.

59.3% of the people living in Stafford Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Stafford Heights has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Stafford Heights are 24.9% Professionals, 17.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Managers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.8% Labourers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Stafford Heights work in are 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.3% Education and training, 8.9% Retail trade, 8.6% Public administration and safety, 8.4% Construction, 6.1% Manufacturing, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

36.0% of homes are fully owned, and 33.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $628 per week and the median household income is $1375 per week.

The median rent in Stafford Heights is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Stafford Heights postcode 4053

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