Harristown Demographics (QLD) Local Stats

Harristown (4350) is a suburb of South Eastern, Toowoomba & South Eastern, Queensland. It is about 109 kms from QLD's capital city of Brisbane. Harristown is in the federal electorate of Groom.

In the 2011 census the population of Harristown was 8,491 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Harristown is 37 years of age.

81.3% of people living in the suburb of Harristown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.8% Sudan, 0.8% Philippines, 0.4% India, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Libya, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Germany.

86.9% of people living in Harristown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Other, 0.8% Arabic, 0.4% Filipino , 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Other .

The religious makeup of Harristown is 22.7% Catholic, 21.4% Anglican, 14.7% No religion, 9.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Lutheran, 6.2% Uniting Church, 4.3% Christian, nfd, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 1.9% Pentecostal.

42.9% of people are married, 33.9% have never married and 9.0% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 757 widowed people living in Harristown.

59.5% of the people living in Harristown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.7% are working on a part time basis. Harristown has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Harristown are 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Professionals, 14.6% Labourers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 7.7% Managers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Harristown work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Retail trade, 9.7% Manufacturing, 8.8% Education and training, 7.8% Construction, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Other services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

29.7% of homes are fully owned, and 26.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $488 per week and the median household income is $830 per week.

The median rent in Harristown is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1404 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Harristown postcode 4350

  • Qpzm LocalStats Queensland Suburb of the Day: Oak Beach 4877 -> Northern -> Queensland