Sutton Forest Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Sutton Forest (2577) is a suburb of South Coast, Southern Highlands, New South Wales. It is about 113 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Sutton Forest is in the federal electorates of Hume, Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Sutton Forest was 579 and is comprised of approximately 47.3% females and 52.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sutton Forest is 46 years of age.

81.1% of people living in the suburb of Sutton Forest were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.2% South Africa, 1.2% United States of America, 0.9% Scotland, 0.7% Serbia, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Switzerland.

92.6% of people living in Sutton Forest speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Greek, 1.0% Serbian, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Sutton Forest is 35.1% Anglican, 22.1% Catholic, 17.3% No religion, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.1% Eastern Orthodox, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 1.2% Pentecostal.

58.4% of people are married, 25.4% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Sutton Forest.

54.9% of the people living in Sutton Forest over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Sutton Forest has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Sutton Forest are 24.1% Managers, 18.3% Professionals, 13.7% Labourers, 12.9% Technicians & trades workers, 8.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Sutton Forest work in are 14.3% Construction, 13.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.0% Education and training, 9.3% Manufacturing, 9.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Retail trade, 3.2% Public administration and safety.

40.3% of homes are fully owned, and 32.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $556 per week and the median household income is $1375 per week.

The median rent in Sutton Forest is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sutton Forest postcode 2577

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