Mount Cotton  Suburb
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About Mount Cotton
Mount Cotton postcode 4165
Total Persons : 2672
Total Males : 1284
Total Femals : 1388
Age Group (0-4 years) : 290
Age Group (5-14 years) 517
65 Years Over:
Median Age of Persons 31
Persons born overseas 515
Main Country of birth which is not Australia: England
No of people of Main Country of birth which is not Australia : 232
No of People Married : 1209
Married Percentage: 64.8
Labour Force: 1390
Employed Fulltime: 911
Employed Full Time Percentage: 65.5
Main Occupation: Clerical and Administrative Workers
Number of Main Occupation: 239
Main Occupation Percentage: 17.7
Main Industry of Employment: School Education
Main Industry of Employment Numbers: 78
Main Industry of Employment Percentage: 5.8
Median Individual Income ($/Weekly): 636
Median Household Income ($/Weekly) : 1398
Median Family Income ($/Weekly): 1439
Number of Families: 744
Number of Families With Children: 440
Total Private Dwellings: 878
Median Rent ($/Weekly):* 395
Median Housing Loan Repayment ($/Weekly): 1626
Average Household Size: 3.1
Average Number of Persons Per Bedroom: 1
Household Fully Owned Percentage: 16.8
Household Rented Percentage: 13.5
Family Household Percentage: 86.3
Mount Cotton is a suburb located south-east of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia in the Redland City local government area.


Mount Cotton is named for the mountain that is in the area. It was named by Robert Dixon, a surveyor in the colony of Queensland. He named it after the commandant of the penal settlement of Moreton Bay, Major Sydney Cotton. Until the Shire of Tingalpa was abolished in 1949,

Mount Cotton hosted its council chambers. Mount Cotton is a Koala conservation area. (Source: Wiki)
* Median Rent is based on data from the most recent Australian suburb survey.
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