In the 2011 census, Priestdale reported a population of 124 people; 47.6% female and 52.4% male. The median age of the Priestdale population was 43 years of age, 6 years above the Australian median of 37. 77.3% of people living in Priestdale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were South Africa 3.9%, England 2.3%, Hong Kong 2.3%, Canada 2.3%, New Zealand 2.3%. 92.8% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common language was 4.8% Mandarin.