Blackstone Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Blackstone (4304) is a suburb of Brisbane, Ipswich, Queensland. It is about 29 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Blackstone is in the federal electorate of Blair.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackstone was 1,017 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blackstone is 31 years of age.

79.6% of people living in the suburb of Blackstone were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% New Zealand, 2.1% England, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Samoa, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Laos, 0.5% Romania, 0.4% Sudan, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Wales.

88.3% of people living in Blackstone speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 0.6% Hindi, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Dutch, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Filipino , 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Russian.

The religious makeup of Blackstone is 23.1% No religion, 18.9% Catholic, 16.5% Anglican, 9.6% Uniting Church, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Pentecostal, 2.8% Jehovah's Witnesses, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.5% Salvation Army, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.

45.7% of people are married, 35.3% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 5.1% are separated. There are 38 widowed people living in Blackstone.

62.3% of the people living in Blackstone over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.8% are working on a part time basis. Blackstone has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Blackstone are 18.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Labourers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Professionals, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.6% Sales workers, 7.3% Managers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blackstone work in are 12.8% Retail trade, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Public administration and safety, 9.9% Construction, 9.2% Education and training, 9.0% Manufacturing, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Other services.

22.7% of homes are fully owned, and 49.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $592 per week and the median household income is $1221 per week.

The median rent in Blackstone is $298 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blackstone postcode 4304

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