Huskisson Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Huskisson (2540) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 139 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Huskisson is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of Huskisson was 735 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Huskisson is 52 years of age.

81.3% of people living in the suburb of Huskisson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% England, 1.1% Netherlands, 0.7% Cyprus, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Finland, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% China , 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Belgium, 0.5% United States of America.

94.1% of people living in Huskisson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.7% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.7% Croatian, 0.5% German, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% French.

The religious makeup of Huskisson is 34.6% Anglican, 21.9% No religion, 21.3% Catholic, 6.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Baptist, 1.0% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Buddhism.

40.8% of people are married, 30.7% have never married and 14.5% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 67 widowed people living in Huskisson.

56.3% of the people living in Huskisson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.9% are working on a part time basis. Huskisson has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Huskisson are 20.6% Professionals, 19.3% Managers, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.0% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Huskisson work in are 15.0% Accommodation and food services, 14.7% Public administration and safety, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.3% Education and training, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Construction, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Manufacturing, 4.0% Other services.

37.6% of homes are fully owned, and 14.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $456 per week and the median household income is $812 per week.

The median rent in Huskisson is $183 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1450 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Huskisson postcode 2540

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