South Penrith Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

South Penrith (2750) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 48 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. South Penrith is in the federal electorate of Lindsay.

In the 2011 census the population of South Penrith was 11,640 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Penrith is 36 years of age.

77.5% of people living in the suburb of South Penrith were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.0% India, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% China , 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Lebanon, 0.3% Malaysia.

87.8% of people living in South Penrith speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Arabic, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.6% Greek, 0.6% Italian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Croatian, 0.3% German.

The religious makeup of South Penrith is 33.1% Catholic, 26.7% Anglican, 14.7% No religion, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Uniting Church, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Baptist.

50.9% of people are married, 32.5% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 481 widowed people living in South Penrith.

63.0% of the people living in South Penrith over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.6% are working on a part time basis. South Penrith has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in South Penrith are 19.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Professionals, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.6% Managers, 8.1% Labourers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Penrith work in are 12.2% Retail trade, 11.6% Manufacturing, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Construction, 7.9% Education and training, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Wholesale trade.

33.6% of homes are fully owned, and 43.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $617 per week and the median household income is $1377 per week.

The median rent in South Penrith is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Penrith postcode 2750

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