Mitchell Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Mitchell was 137,974 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the people in Mitchell is 37 years of age.

65.0% of people living in the electorate of Mitchell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 2.9% China , 2.7% India, 1.6% Philippines, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.5% South Africa, 1.4% Korea, Republic of , 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.2% Hong Kong , 1.0% Malaysia, 0.8% Iran, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Fiji, 0.6% Lebanon.

69.9% of people living in Mitchell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.3% Cantonese, 3.2% Mandarin, 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 1.9% Arabic, 1.8% Korean, 1.5% Hindi, 1.2% Italian, 1.0% Persian.

The religious makeup of Mitchell is 32.3% Catholic, 18.8% Anglican, 14.4% No religion, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.4% Hinduism, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Buddhism, 2.6% Islam, 2.4% Pentecostal.

60.9% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 5.5% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 4922 widowed people living in Mitchell.

63.1% of the people living in Mitchell over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.8% are working on a part time basis. Mitchell has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Mitchell are 28.0% Professionals, 17.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.8% Managers, 11.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 4.4% Labourers, 3.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mitchell work in are 11.1% Retail trade, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.2% Education and training, 8.7% Manufacturing, 7.8% Construction, 7.0% Wholesale trade, 6.6% Financial and insurance services, 5.2% Public administration and safety.

33.8% of homes are fully owned, and 48.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $731 per week and the median household income is $2029 per week.

The median rent in Mitchell is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2505 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Mitchell contains postcodes 2125, 2151, 2152, 2153, 2154, 2155, 2156, 2765 and includes the suburbs of Baulkham Hills, Beaumont Hills, Bella Vista, Box Hill, Castle Hill, Glenhaven, Kellyville, Maraylya, Nelson, Northmead, North Rocks, Rouse Hill, West Pennant Hills and Winston Hills.