Hillcrest Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Hillcrest (4118) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 22 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Hillcrest is in the federal electorate of Rankin.

In the 2011 census the population of Hillcrest was 5,229 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hillcrest is 31 years of age.

68.5% of people living in the suburb of Hillcrest were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.1% New Zealand, 3.7% England, 1.5% Philippines, 0.9% Fiji, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Samoa, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd.

83.0% of people living in Hillcrest speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 1.2% Samoan, 0.9% Vietnamese, 0.9% Hindi, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.6% Tagalog, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Hillcrest is 24.4% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 17.2% Anglican, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Baptist, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.7% Buddhism.

42.4% of people are married, 38.9% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 148 widowed people living in Hillcrest.

65.2% of the people living in Hillcrest over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.1% are working on a part time basis. Hillcrest has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Hillcrest are 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.5% Labourers, 10.4% Sales workers, 9.6% Professionals, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hillcrest work in are 15.5% Manufacturing, 12.1% Retail trade, 10.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Construction, 9.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.3% Wholesale trade, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Education and training.

17.5% of homes are fully owned, and 43.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $652 per week and the median household income is $1301 per week.

The median rent in Hillcrest is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hillcrest postcode 4118

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