Drayton Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Drayton (4350) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 111 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Drayton is in the federal electorate of Groom.

In the 2011 census the population of Drayton was 1,609 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Drayton is 35 years of age.

83.2% of people living in the suburb of Drayton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.1% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% India, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.4% Sudan, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Nepal, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.2% Iraq.

87.2% of people living in Drayton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.7% Arabic, 0.5% Indonesian, 0.3% Croatian, 0.3% Korean, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Drayton is 24.1% Catholic, 23.2% Anglican, 12.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.3% No religion, 5.5% Lutheran, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Baptist, 2.1% Pentecostal.

48.0% of people are married, 33.8% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 59 widowed people living in Drayton.

56.3% of the people living in Drayton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Drayton has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Drayton are 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Labourers, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Professionals, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.4% Managers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Drayton work in are 14.8% Retail trade, 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Construction, 9.7% Manufacturing, 9.4% Education and training, 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Other services, 4.4% Public administration and safety.

29.5% of homes are fully owned, and 29.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $508 per week and the median household income is $937 per week.

The median rent in Drayton is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Drayton postcode 4350

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