Wetherill Park Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wetherill Park (2164) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 27 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wetherill Park is in the federal electorate of McMahon.

In the 2011 census the population of Wetherill Park was 6,026 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

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

47.4% of people living in the suburb of Wetherill Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% Iraq, 4.5% Italy, 3.1% Vietnam, 2.3% Croatia, 2.0% Chile, 1.9% Malta, 1.8% Uruguay, 1.7% Philippines, 1.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.3% New Zealand, 1.3% Fiji, 1.0% Cambodia, 1.0% Iran, 1.0% Turkey.

37.7% of people living in Wetherill Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.3% Assyrian, 7.9% Spanish, 7.0% Arabic, 6.1% Italian, 3.6% Croatian, 3.6% Vietnamese, 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.6% Other, 2.2% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Wetherill Park is 50.2% Catholic, 7.2% Eastern Orthodox, 6.6% Anglican, 6.3% Buddhism, 6.1% No religion, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Islam, 2.8% Assyrian Apostolic, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Oriental Orthodox.

54.1% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 208 widowed people living in Wetherill Park.

62.4% of the people living in Wetherill Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.8% are working on a part time basis. Wetherill Park has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Wetherill Park are 18.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Professionals, 11.0% Labourers, 10.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.5% Sales workers, 8.6% Managers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wetherill Park work in are 14.5% Manufacturing, 11.6% Retail trade, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.9% Construction, 7.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Education and training, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.2% Accommodation and food services.

42.5% of homes are fully owned, and 36.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $452 per week and the median household income is $1309 per week.

The median rent in Wetherill Park is $385 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1842 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wetherill Park postcode 2164

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