Laidley Heights Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Laidley Heights (4341) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 66 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Laidley Heights is in the federal electorate of Wright.

In the 2011 census the population of Laidley Heights was 1,405 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Laidley Heights is 41 years of age.

80.5% of people living in the suburb of Laidley Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Paraguay, 0.4% China , 0.3% Samoa, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% France.

91.7% of people living in Laidley Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% German, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Italian.

The religious makeup of Laidley Heights is 22.2% Anglican, 21.9% Catholic, 18.2% No religion, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Uniting Church, 4.5% Baptist, 4.1% Lutheran, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses.

58.1% of people are married, 26.1% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 42 widowed people living in Laidley Heights.

55.6% of the people living in Laidley Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. Laidley Heights has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Laidley Heights are 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Labourers, 13.9% Professionals, 12.0% Managers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.8% Sales workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Laidley Heights work in are 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 10.9% Education and training, 8.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.6% Construction, 7.4% Manufacturing, 7.3% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.6% of homes are fully owned, and 46.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $436 per week and the median household income is $989 per week.

The median rent in Laidley Heights is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1350 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Laidley Heights postcode 4341

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