Reid Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Reid (2612) is a suburb of Canberra, Inner North, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 1 km from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Reid is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Reid was 1,583 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Reid is 39 years of age.

61.2% of people living in the suburb of Reid were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% England, 1.7% China , 1.6% New Zealand, 1.4% India, 1.4% Burma , 1.1% Malaysia, 0.9% Germany, 0.9% Indonesia, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.8% Vietnam, 0.8% United States of America, 0.8% Greece, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Thailand.

71.0% of people living in Reid speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.8% Other, 1.6% Greek, 1.6% Mandarin, 0.9% Arabic, 0.9% Korean, 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% Other , 0.6% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Reid is 30.7% No religion, 17.9% Catholic, 14.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.6% Anglican, 3.4% Buddhism, 3.3% Uniting Church, 3.2% Islam, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd.

34.0% of people are married, 48.5% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 57 widowed people living in Reid.

59.9% of the people living in Reid over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.3% are working on a part time basis. Reid has an unemployment rate of 7.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Reid are 39.8% Professionals, 16.0% Managers, 15.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Technicians & trades workers, 6.1% Sales workers, 5.4% Labourers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Reid work in are 34.2% Public administration and safety, 12.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.3% Education and training, 10.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Health care and social assistance, 5.5% Retail trade, 3.3% Other services, 2.8% Administrative and support services, 2.6% Inadequately described/Not stated.

25.0% of homes are fully owned, and 16.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 55.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $870 per week and the median household income is $1344 per week.

The median rent in Reid is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2141 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Reid postcode 2612

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