Horsley Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Horsley (2530) is a suburb of South Coast, Southern Highlands, New South Wales. It is about 80 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Horsley is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Horsley was 7,038 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Horsley is 34 years of age.

81.2% of people living in the suburb of Horsley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.8% Italy, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% China , 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Chile, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Greece.

87.8% of people living in Horsley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Macedonian, 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Serbian, 0.6% Spanish, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Horsley is 30.1% Catholic, 26.6% Anglican, 16.8% No religion, 6.1% Uniting Church, 4.9% Eastern Orthodox, 3.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Pentecostal, 0.8% Other religious affiliation .

59.7% of people are married, 27.6% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 202 widowed people living in Horsley.

60.5% of the people living in Horsley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Horsley has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Horsley are 17.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Professionals, 11.3% Sales workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Managers, 9.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.1% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Horsley work in are 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Manufacturing, 11.8% Retail trade, 7.6% Construction, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.9% Education and training, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Other services.

28.8% of homes are fully owned, and 57.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $587 per week and the median household income is $1643 per week.

The median rent in Horsley is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Horsley postcode 2530

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