Park Ridge South Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Park Ridge South (4125) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 29 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Park Ridge South is in the federal electorates of Forde, Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Park Ridge South was 1,778 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Park Ridge South is 40 years of age.

73.7% of people living in the suburb of Park Ridge South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% England, 4.6% New Zealand, 1.0% Taiwan, 0.8% China , 0.8% Croatia, 0.7% Thailand, 0.7% Cambodia, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Laos, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Wales, 0.3% Portugal.

84.3% of people living in Park Ridge South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 1.7% Khmer, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.0% Croatian, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.4% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Park Ridge South is 23.6% Catholic, 22.9% Anglican, 20.6% No religion, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Buddhism, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Pentecostal.

59.4% of people are married, 29.5% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Park Ridge South.

64.3% of the people living in Park Ridge South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Park Ridge South has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Park Ridge South are 19.1% Technicians & trades workers, 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.6% Managers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.2% Labourers, 9.2% Professionals, 6.7% Community & personal service workers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Park Ridge South work in are 13.4% Construction, 12.6% Manufacturing, 10.2% Retail trade, 9.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Education and training, 6.1% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.1% of homes are fully owned, and 53.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $608 per week and the median household income is $1680 per week.

The median rent in Park Ridge South is $406 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Park Ridge South postcode 4125

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