Barton Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Barton (2600) is a suburb of Canberra, Inner South, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 4 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Barton is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Barton was 1,183 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Barton is 38 years of age.

63.3% of people living in the suburb of Barton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 1.3% Korea, Republic of , 1.3% United States of America, 1.2% France, 1.1% India, 1.0% Singapore, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% China , 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.8% Thailand, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Indonesia.

71.0% of people living in Barton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% French, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.7% Greek, 1.4% Other, 1.2% Korean, 1.0% Spanish, 1.0% Indonesian, 0.8% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Barton is 32.2% No religion, 19.2% Catholic, 14.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.8% Anglican, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.6% Islam, 2.6% Buddhism, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox.

40.9% of people are married, 46.4% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Barton.

78.3% of the people living in Barton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 12.9% are working on a part time basis. Barton has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Barton are 45.3% Professionals, 21.8% Managers, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 4.0% Technicians & trades workers, 3.0% Sales workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.5% Labourers, 0.4% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Barton work in are 50.6% Public administration and safety, 12.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.3% Education and training, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Health care and social assistance, 3.1% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 2.5% Construction, 2.3% Other services, 1.9% Retail trade.

23.4% of homes are fully owned, and 26.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1473 per week and the median household income is $2678 per week.

The median rent in Barton is $515 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2769 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Barton postcode 2600

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