Richardson Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Richardson (2905) is a suburb of Canberra, Tuggeranong, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 16 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Richardson is in the federal electorate of Canberra.

In the 2011 census the population of Richardson was 3,133 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Richardson is 33 years of age.

77.9% of people living in the suburb of Richardson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.8% India, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Croatia, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% China , 0.5% Serbia, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Iraq, 0.4% Samoa, 0.4% Laos, 0.4% Greece.

84.5% of people living in Richardson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.2% Arabic, 1.0% Cantonese, 1.0% Vietnamese, 1.0% Serbian, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Samoan, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Richardson is 28.7% Catholic, 26.9% No religion, 18.2% Anglican, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.4% Pentecostal.

47.8% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 73 widowed people living in Richardson.

65.6% of the people living in Richardson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.2% are working on a part time basis. Richardson has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Richardson are 22.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.3% Professionals, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Managers, 9.1% Sales workers, 8.6% Labourers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Richardson work in are 25.1% Public administration and safety, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Retail trade, 10.4% Construction, 6.2% Education and training, 4.9% Other services, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Accommodation and food services.

22.3% of homes are fully owned, and 50.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $781 per week and the median household income is $1632 per week.

The median rent in Richardson is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1869 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Richardson postcode 2905

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