Riverhills Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Riverhills (4074) is a suburb of Brisbane, Western Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 16 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Riverhills is in the federal electorate of Oxley.

In the 2011 census the population of Riverhills was 3,819 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Riverhills is 34 years of age.

66.7% of people living in the suburb of Riverhills were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 4.3% New Zealand, 1.8% South Africa, 1.5% Vietnam, 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% India, 0.9% Fiji, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands.

80.7% of people living in Riverhills speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 2.1% Vietnamese, 1.1% Arabic, 0.9% Hindi, 0.8% Cantonese, 0.8% Spanish, 0.8% Sinhalese, 0.8% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Riverhills is 23.6% Catholic, 22.3% No religion, 16.0% Anglican, 7.7% Uniting Church, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Baptist, 3.0% Buddhism, 2.8% Hinduism, 2.0% Christian, nfd.

51.6% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 86 widowed people living in Riverhills.

63.1% of the people living in Riverhills over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.0% are working on a part time basis. Riverhills has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Riverhills are 23.9% Professionals, 17.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Managers, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 5.6% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Riverhills work in are 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Retail trade, 10.3% Education and training, 9.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.4% Manufacturing, 8.0% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Construction, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Other services.

27.2% of homes are fully owned, and 46.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $770 per week and the median household income is $1673 per week.

The median rent in Riverhills is $355 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Riverhills postcode 4074

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