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Eight Mile Plains is a suburb of south-southeast Brisbane in southeast Queensland and has a population of around 12,000 (49.5% male, 50.5% female). Around 3287 families live in the area and of those 38.2% have one or more children under the age of 15. 13.4% of families have only a single parent while 33.2% of couples have no children. Eight Mile Plains covers an area of approximately 612 hectares (1512 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Eight Mile Plains is between $400-$599 per week (14.2% of people). 11.3% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 3.2% of the population.
Of the 4147 private dwellings in Eight Mile Plains 34% are owned outright by their occupiers, 32% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 32% are being rented. On average there are around 2.9 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Eight Mile Plains is as follows: 71.4% separate houses, 18.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 1.7% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Eight Mile Plains 51% are married, 7% are divorced, 3% are separated, 3% are widowed and 36% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Eight Mile Plains has an above average migrant population, with around 45.6% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: New Zealand (4.6%), China (4.6%), United Kingdom (3.7%), Korea (3.3%), Hong Kong (2.4%).
Eight Mile Plains varies in altitude/elevation from about 24 m (highlight point) to 75 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Eight Mile Plains is 4113.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Eight Mile Plains include Eight Mile Plains, Kuraby, Macgregor, Rochedale, Runcorn, Sunnybank, Upper Mount Gravatt and Wishart.
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