Suburb profile – Bald Hills (QLD)

Buying or renting a property is an important decision. It is also important to understand the suburb and understand the profile of the people living in it. This Bald Hills suburb profile will provide a general overview and pointers for aspiring renter, tenant, buyer or investor.

Bald Hills suburb profile and suburb overview

This is Bald Hills (QLD) suburb profile. Bald Hills is a well know suburb within the Brisbane City Council area. The suburb is located in the Northern part of Brisbane Council. It is only 17 kilometres from Brisbane CBD. The postcode for Bald Hills in 4036 and it had a population of over 6,502 people. The split between males and females is 49.2% to 50.8%. This map is showing Bald Hills in Queensland. Average age in the suburb is 36, indicating it is a young suburb.

Bald Hills suburb demographics

This report is good outline of Bald Hills’ demographics, ancestry breakdown of people living in the suburb. The report also shows the percentage of properties owned and tenanted in the suburb. It would show the percentage of people living in public housing and weekly household income.

Bald Hills ancestry profile

Bald Hills has a high percentage of English population. Around 31% of people living in Bald Hills are of English background. This is follows by Australian at 31%. People of Irish ancestry come third at 9%. It is notable that Bald Hills has a high Scottish and German population as well.

Image showing Bald Hills, QLD resident ancestry breakdown. Majority of residents are of English and Australian background.
Image showing Bald Hills, QLD resident ancestry breakdown. Majority of residents are of English and Australian background.

Bald Hills public housing and tenant profile

This suburbs has a majority of people living in private housing. However, the percentage of public housing tenants is very low. Especially when compared to other Brisbane suburbs. Public housing in Bald Hills is 1.5%. This means that under 1.5% of people tend to be in lower socio-economic background and qualify for subsidised housing.

A little under 28% of people in this suburbs own their houses outright, about 46% are paying their properties off and 24% are renting. We tend to like suburbs where the renter ratio doesn’t exceed 30%. Higher percentage of renters often suggests to us that the suburb is not desirable for owner occupiers.

 Bald Hills housing composition. There is a low proportion of renters in Bald Hills, QLD.
Bald Hills housing composition. There is a low proportion of renters in Bald Hills, QLD.

Bald Hills age profile and income

Working age of population in Bald Hills is very young. Majority of people are in the 35-44 age bracket, the second largest age bracket is 25-34. From the wealth perspective Bald Hills is a balanced income suburb. Whereby over 36% of this suburb population earn less than $1,250 a week. This is followed by 22% earning less than $1,500 a week per household. Only about 3% of residents in the suburb earn in the top bracket.

Bald Hills has a balanced number of people in each of income ranges. It is also a young suburb.
Bald Hills has a balanced number of people in each of income ranges. It is also a young suburb.

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