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Emerald is located in southeast Queensland and has a population of around 12,000 (51.9% male, 48.1% female). Around 2913 families live in the area and of those 51.8% have one or more children under the age of 15. 10.1% of families have only a single parent while 33.3% of couples have no children. Emerald covers an area of approximately 65286 hectares or around 653 square kilometres (km2) (161326 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Emerald is between $400-$599 per week (12.9% of people). 5.8% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 8.5% of the population.
Of the 3661 private dwellings in Emerald 17% are owned outright by their occupiers, 40% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 41% are being rented. On average there are around 3.2 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Emerald is as follows: 81.9% separate houses, 2.6% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 12.1% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Emerald 52% are married, 7% are divorced, 3% are separated, 2% are widowed and 37% have never married.
Emerald varies in altitude/elevation from about 150 m (highlight point) to 295 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Emerald is 4720.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Emerald include Comet, Crinum, Gindie, Hibernia and Willows.
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