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Eastern Heights is a suburb of southwest Brisbane in southeast Queensland and has a population of around 3,600 (48.5% male, 51.5% female). Around 953 families live in the area and of those 38.3% have one or more children under the age of 15. 19.4% of families have only a single parent while 39.7% of couples have no children. Eastern Heights covers an area of approximately 167 hectares (413 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Eastern Heights is between $250-$399 per week (16.8% of people). 4.6% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 1.8% of the population.
Of the 1277 private dwellings in Eastern Heights 41% are owned outright by their occupiers, 31% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 24% are being rented. On average there are around 2.8 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Eastern Heights is as follows: 96.3% separate houses, 0.5% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 3.2% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Eastern Heights 48% are married, 9% are divorced, 3% are separated, 9% are widowed and 30% have never married.
Eastern Heights varies in altitude/elevation from about 27 m (highlight point) to 82 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Eastern Heights is 4305.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Eastern Heights include Ipswich, Newtown, Raceview and Silkstone.
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