McMahon Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of McMahon was 143,452 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the people in McMahon is 35 years of age.

53.5% of people living in the electorate of McMahon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% Iraq, 4.5% Vietnam, 2.3% Italy, 1.9% Philippines, 1.5% Lebanon, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.4% Malta, 1.3% England, 1.3% Cambodia, 1.2% China , 1.1% India, 1.0% Croatia, 1.0% Fiji, 0.9% Chile.

45.4% of people living in McMahon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.1% Arabic, 7.9% Assyrian, 6.0% Vietnamese, 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Spanish, 3.6% Italian, 2.8% Other, 2.0% Cantonese, 1.8% Croatian.

The religious makeup of McMahon is 43.8% Catholic, 10.0% Anglican, 7.6% No religion, 7.5% Buddhism, 5.1% Eastern Orthodox, 5.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Islam, 3.4% Assyrian Apostolic, 1.7% Uniting Church, 1.7% Christian, nfd.

52.7% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 5719 widowed people living in McMahon.

61.7% of the people living in McMahon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.1% are working on a part time basis. McMahon has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in McMahon are 18.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Professionals, 10.6% Labourers, 10.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.3% Managers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from McMahon work in are 13.8% Manufacturing, 11.3% Retail trade, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Construction, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Education and training, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Public administration and safety.

33.9% of homes are fully owned, and 38.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $470 per week and the median household income is $1289 per week.

The median rent in McMahon is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of McMahon contains postcodes 2145, 2148, 2160, 2164, 2165, 2166, 2175, 2176, 2178, 2748, 2759, 2766 and includes the suburbs of Abbotsbury, Blacktown, Bossley Park, Canley Vale, Cecil Park, Eastern Creek, Edensor Park, Erskine Park, Fairfield, Fairfield Heights, Fairfield West, Greenfield Park, Greystanes, Horsley Park, Kemps Creek, Merrylands, Merrylands West, Mount Vernon, Orchard Hills, Pemulwuy, Prairiewood, Prospect, Smithfield, South Wentworthville, St Clair and Wetherill Park.