Forest Lake  Suburb
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About Forest Lake
Forest Lake postcode 4078
Total Persons : 21005
Total Males : 10050
Total Femals : 10955
Age Group (0-4 years) : 1854
Age Group (5-14 years) 3602
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 32
Persons born overseas 6477
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: New Zealand
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 1432
No of People Married : 8379
Married Percentage: 53.9
Labour Force: 11196
Employed Fulltime: 7526
Employed Full Time Percentage: 67.2
Main Occupation: Clerical and Administrative Workers
Number of Main Occupation: 1989
Main Occupation Percentage: 18.4
Main Industry of Employment: School Education
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 465
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 4.3
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 602
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 1230
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 1332
Number of Families: 5845
Number of Families With Children: 2991
Total Private Dwellings: 7678
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 350
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 1428
Average Household Size: 2.9
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1.1
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 16.2
Household Rented Percentage: 330
Family Household Percentage: 78.9
Forest Lake was the first Master Planned Community within the municipality of Brisbane, Queensland.

It has won numerous awards for its design and had a population of 20,900 residents, as of February 2006.

Forest Lake was considered instrumental in the creation of affordable housing within Australia. The development was the first modern day community to contain small lot product, a first during its time. There are an abundance of sporting complexes and beautiful fields around the suburb. Sports include: AFL, rugby union, netball, baseball, basketball, tennis, swimming, water polo, triathlon, cricket and athletics. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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