Fernvale Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Fernvale (4306) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 37 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Fernvale is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Fernvale was 2,367 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fernvale is 33 years of age.

84.6% of people living in the suburb of Fernvale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 3.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Japan, 0.2% El Salvador, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Malta, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

94.5% of people living in Fernvale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% German, 0.6% Other, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Samoan, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Japanese, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Fernvale is 27.5% No religion, 20.4% Anglican, 19.6% Catholic, 7.4% Uniting Church, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Lutheran, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Baptist, 1.2% Pentecostal.

52.7% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 50 widowed people living in Fernvale.

61.1% of the people living in Fernvale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.3% are working on a part time basis. Fernvale has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Fernvale are 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Professionals, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Labourers, 11.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Managers, 8.0% Sales workers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fernvale work in are 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Manufacturing, 10.7% Retail trade, 9.4% Public administration and safety, 8.7% Construction, 7.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.6% Education and training, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.1% Other services.

21.2% of homes are fully owned, and 52.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $595 per week and the median household income is $1351 per week.

The median rent in Fernvale is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fernvale postcode 4306

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