Parkside Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Parkside (4825) is a suburb of Northern, Townsville, Queensland. It is about 1044 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Parkside is in the federal electorate of Kennedy.

In the 2011 census the population of Parkside was 1,784 and is comprised of approximately 46.1% females and 53.9% males.

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

66.8% of people living in the suburb of Parkside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% New Zealand, 2.3% England, 1.4% South Africa, 1.3% Philippines, 1.3% India, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.4% Fiji, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Finland, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Malaysia.

77.1% of people living in Parkside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Other, 0.5% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.4% Filipino , 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Other , 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Parkside is 28.6% Catholic, 19.5% No religion, 18.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.7% Anglican, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Lutheran, 1.2% Hinduism.

42.4% of people are married, 44.9% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 34 widowed people living in Parkside.

70.6% of the people living in Parkside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.0% are working on a part time basis. Parkside has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Parkside are 23.1% Technicians & trades workers, 18.2% Professionals, 15.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.5% Managers, 8.5% Labourers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.4% Sales workers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Parkside work in are 33.4% Mining, 8.5% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Retail trade, 6.6% Construction, 6.5% Education and training, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Manufacturing, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.1% Accommodation and food services.

17.0% of homes are fully owned, and 36.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $967 per week and the median household income is $2180 per week.

The median rent in Parkside is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Parkside postcode 4825

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