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Fortitude Valley is a suburb of northeast Brisbane in southeast Queensland and has a population of around 5,100 (56.6% male, 43.4% female). Around 782 families live in the area and of those 12.4% have one or more children under the age of 15. 7.3% of families have only a single parent while 70.3% of couples have no children. Fortitude Valley covers an area of approximately 132 hectares (326 acres).
The most common income bracket for people living in Fortitude Valley is between $600-$799 per week (11.6% of people). 4.3% have no income and high income earners ($2000 or more per week) account for 4.6% of the population.
Of the 2137 private dwellings in Fortitude Valley 6% are owned outright by their occupiers, 18% are being purchased (eg. by mortgage) and 70% are being rented. On average there are around 2.4 people per private dwelling in the area. The composition of occupied private dwellings in Fortitude Valley is as follows: 4.4% separate houses, 2.0% semi-detached houses (eg. townhouses, row or terrace houses), 89.3% flats (including units and apartments).
In terms of people aged 15 years or more living in Fortitude Valley 16% are married, 8% are divorced, 3% are separated, 2% are widowed and 70% have never married.
Compared to the rest of Australia, Fortitude Valley has an above average migrant population, with around 47.3% of residents being born overseas. The top 5 countries of birth for migrants in the area are: United Kingdom (4.7%), New Zealand (4.5%), Korea (1.3%), China (1.1%), Malaysia (1.0%).
Fortitude Valley varies in altitude/elevation from about 4 m (highlight point) to 40 m (highlight point) above sea level.
The postcode for Fortitude Valley is 4006.
Neighbouring suburbs/regional areas of Fortitude Valley include Bowen Hills, City, New Farm, Newstead and Spring Hill.
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