Park Ridge Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Park Ridge (4125) is a suburb of Brisbane, Southern Suburbs, Queensland. It is about 26 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Park Ridge is in the federal electorate of Forde.

In the 2011 census the population of Park Ridge was 2,328 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Park Ridge is 54 years of age.

62.0% of people living in the suburb of Park Ridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.7% England, 5.2% New Zealand, 4.2% Taiwan, 1.3% Netherlands, 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% Germany, 0.9% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.6% Cambodia, 0.4% China , 0.3% India, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% Romania, 0.3% South Africa.

80.8% of people living in Park Ridge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.5% Mandarin, 1.9% Other, 1.2% Vietnamese, 0.8% Dutch, 0.6% German, 0.5% Serbian, 0.5% Khmer, 0.4% Samoan.

The religious makeup of Park Ridge is 23.9% Anglican, 18.9% Catholic, 17.5% No religion, 9.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 4.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Buddhism, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Baptist, 1.8% Pentecostal.

53.8% of people are married, 22.2% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 208 widowed people living in Park Ridge.

61.6% of the people living in Park Ridge over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.9% are working on a part time basis. Park Ridge has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Park Ridge are 18.5% Technicians & trades workers, 17.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Labourers, 11.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Professionals, 9.2% Managers, 8.3% Sales workers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Park Ridge work in are 12.4% Construction, 11.7% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 9.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Education and training, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Inadequately described/Not stated.

63.3% of homes are fully owned, and 14.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $402 per week and the median household income is $666 per week.

The median rent in Park Ridge is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Park Ridge postcode 4125

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