Preston Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 Census the population of Preston is 493 and is comprised of 47.7% females and 52.3% males.

The median/average age of the Preston population is 45 years of age, 8 years above the Australian average.

83% of people living in Preston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 4.7%, New Zealand 3.2%, Scotland 1%, Fiji 0.6%, Denmark 0.6%.

94.9% of people speak English as their first language 0.8% Tagalog, 0.6% German, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.6% Danish, 0% Gaelic (Scotland).

The religious make up of Preston is 24.7% Catholic, 22.2% No Religion, 22% Anglican, 12.2% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

61.6% of people are married, 23.4% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 8 widowed people living in Preston.

64.1% of the people living in Preston are employed full time, 27.9% are working on a part time basis. Preston has an unemployment rate of 3%.

The main occupations of people from Preston are Machinery Operators And Drivers 17.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 15.9%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.4%, Managers 12.1%, Professionals 12.1%, Labourers 11.7%, Sales Workers 8.6%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.6%.

The median individual income is $693.00 per week and the median household income is $1430.00 per week.

30.7% of homes are fully owned, and 45.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.2% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Preston is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Preston postcode 4352

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