Blue Mountain Heights Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Blue Mountain Heights (4350) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 106 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Blue Mountain Heights is in the federal electorate of Groom.

In the 2011 census the population of Blue Mountain Heights was 818 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blue Mountain Heights is 48 years of age.

85.7% of people living in the suburb of Blue Mountain Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 2.0% South Africa, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.2% Canada, 0.9% Namibia, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Portugal, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Singapore, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Germany.

94.9% of people living in Blue Mountain Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.5% Thai, 0.4% Filipino , 0.4% German, 0.4% French.

The religious makeup of Blue Mountain Heights is 24.9% Catholic, 21.1% Anglican, 11.4% No religion, 10.9% Uniting Church, 6.8% Lutheran, 5.5% Christian, nfd, 4.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Churches of Christ, 2.4% Baptist.

71.2% of people are married, 19.9% have never married and 5.2% are divorced and 0.9% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Blue Mountain Heights.

61.0% of the people living in Blue Mountain Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.3% are working on a part time basis. Blue Mountain Heights has an unemployment rate of 2.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Blue Mountain Heights are 36.8% Professionals, 15.9% Managers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Technicians & trades workers, 7.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.3% Sales workers, 4.3% Labourers, 4.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Blue Mountain Heights work in are 17.4% Education and training, 14.1% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Retail trade, 8.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.4% Construction, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Financial and insurance services, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Manufacturing.

48.0% of homes are fully owned, and 40.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $732 per week and the median household income is $1765 per week.

The median rent in Blue Mountain Heights is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1777 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blue Mountain Heights postcode 4350

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