Highfields Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Highfields (4352) is a suburb of Western, South Western, Queensland. It is about 106 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Highfields is in the federal electorate of Groom.

In the 2011 census the population of Highfields was 8,012 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Highfields is 38 years of age.

86.2% of people living in the suburb of Highfields were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.2% Zimbabwe, 0.9% South Africa, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% Germany, 0.1% Singapore, 0.1% Poland, 0.1% China , 0.1% Philippines.

95.8% of people living in Highfields speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% German, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Highfields is 26.0% Catholic, 23.3% Anglican, 13.6% No religion, 7.7% Uniting Church, 5.9% Christian, nfd, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.2% Lutheran, 2.4% Pentecostal, 2.0% Baptist.

69.5% of people are married, 19.7% have never married and 5.3% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 203 widowed people living in Highfields.

59.8% of the people living in Highfields over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Highfields has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Highfields are 22.3% Professionals, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Managers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 6.8% Labourers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Highfields work in are 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Education and training, 10.9% Public administration and safety, 10.1% Construction, 9.8% Retail trade, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

38.7% of homes are fully owned, and 44.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $648 per week and the median household income is $1560 per week.

The median rent in Highfields is $355 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Highfields postcode 4352

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