Highland Park Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Highland Park (4211) is a suburb of South Eastern, Gold Coast & Hinterland, Queensland. It is about 67 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Highland Park is in the federal electorates of Moncrieff, Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Highland Park was 6,561 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Highland Park is 39 years of age.

66.2% of people living in the suburb of Highland Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.3% New Zealand, 5.6% England, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Japan, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Croatia, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Cook Islands, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Fiji.

86.3% of people living in Highland Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.9% Japanese, 0.7% Croatian, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Korean, 0.4% French.

The religious makeup of Highland Park is 24.1% Catholic, 23.2% Anglican, 20.4% No religion, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 4.3% Christian, nfd, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox.

52.1% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 226 widowed people living in Highland Park.

56.1% of the people living in Highland Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.1% are working on a part time basis. Highland Park has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Highland Park are 17.7% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Professionals, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Sales workers, 11.5% Labourers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Managers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Highland Park work in are 13.1% Construction, 12.8% Retail trade, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.7% Manufacturing, 6.5% Education and training, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Other services.

32.5% of homes are fully owned, and 44.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $543 per week and the median household income is $1216 per week.

The median rent in Highland Park is $353 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Highland Park postcode 4211

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