Nicholls Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Nicholls (2913) is a suburb of Canberra, Gungahlin, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 10 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Nicholls is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Nicholls was 6,951 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Nicholls is 37 years of age.

70.4% of people living in the suburb of Nicholls were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 2.0% India, 1.9% China , 1.3% Vietnam, 1.3% Sri Lanka, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Croatia, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Fiji, 0.5% South Africa.

75.1% of people living in Nicholls speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Cantonese, 1.8% Other, 1.8% Vietnamese, 1.8% Mandarin, 1.6% Croatian, 1.5% Italian, 1.4% Greek, 1.3% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Nicholls is 30.9% Catholic, 21.1% No religion, 16.1% Anglican, 5.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Buddhism, 3.7% Eastern Orthodox, 3.5% Uniting Church, 2.7% Hinduism, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd.

62.2% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 5.4% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 124 widowed people living in Nicholls.

65.8% of the people living in Nicholls over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.8% are working on a part time basis. Nicholls has an unemployment rate of 2.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Nicholls are 26.4% Professionals, 21.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 19.7% Managers, 9.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Sales workers, 3.6% Labourers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Nicholls work in are 33.4% Public administration and safety, 11.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.8% Education and training, 7.6% Retail trade, 7.1% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Construction, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 3.1% Other services, 2.6% Financial and insurance services.

33.6% of homes are fully owned, and 47.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1015 per week and the median household income is $2583 per week.

The median rent in Nicholls is $425 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nicholls postcode 2913

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