Kingston Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Kingston (2604) is a suburb of Canberra, Inner South, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 4 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Kingston is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Kingston was 2,978 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kingston is 32 years of age.

65.8% of people living in the suburb of Kingston were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.3% United States of America, 1.2% India, 0.8% France, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% China , 0.6% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Japan, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Hong Kong .

77.6% of people living in Kingston speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.1% French, 1.0% Spanish, 0.9% Greek, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Arabic, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.5% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Kingston is 35.3% No religion, 19.7% Catholic, 15.9% Anglican, 11.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Buddhism, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Christian, nfd.

32.3% of people are married, 53.8% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 93 widowed people living in Kingston.

78.8% of the people living in Kingston over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 13.7% are working on a part time basis. Kingston has an unemployment rate of 2.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Kingston are 45.5% Professionals, 20.7% Managers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.0% Technicians & trades workers, 2.7% Sales workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.9% Labourers, 0.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Kingston work in are 50.2% Public administration and safety, 13.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.8% Education and training, 5.7% Health care and social assistance, 3.7% Accommodation and food services, 3.2% Construction, 3.1% Retail trade, 2.8% Other services, 2.1% Information media and telecommunications.

14.7% of homes are fully owned, and 20.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 63.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1378 per week and the median household income is $2502 per week.

The median rent in Kingston is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2492 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kingston postcode 2604

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