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Blackstone is a suburb of southwest Brisbane in southeast Queensland and has a population of around 840 (51.9% male, 48.1% female). Around 215 families live in the area and of those 43.3% have one or more children under the age of 15. 22.8% of families have only a single parent while 32.1% of couples have no children. Blackstone covers an area of approximately 378 hectares (935 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Blackstone is between $150-$249 per week (15.1% of people). 6.5% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 1.0% of the population.
Of the 274 private dwellings in Blackstone 28% are owned outright by their occupiers, 46% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 22% are being rented. On average there are around 3.1 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Blackstone is as follows: 97.8% separate houses, 0.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 2.2% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Blackstone 47% are married, 7% are divorced, 5% are separated, 5% are widowed and 36% have never married.
Blackstone varies in altitude/elevation from about 19 m (highlight point) to 103 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Blackstone is 4304.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Blackstone include Bundamba, Dinmore, Raceview, Silkstone and South Ripley.
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Bonzle users sighted or observed the following birds in Blackstone: australian king-parrot (Alisterus scapularis). Is this list accurate? Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching in Blackstone? What species of birds have you seen? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. For a comprehensive flexibound field guide to Australia's birds try Birds of Australia: Eighth Edition.
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