Blackbutt Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Blackbutt (2529) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 85 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Blackbutt is in the federal electorates of Gilmore, Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackbutt was 3,158 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blackbutt is 37 years of age.

73.4% of people living in the suburb of Blackbutt were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 4.5% England, 1.3% Portugal, 1.1% Spain, 0.9% Italy, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Poland, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Malta, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.4% Bosnia and Herzegovina.

75.2% of people living in Blackbutt speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.6% Macedonian, 2.1% Spanish, 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Portuguese, 1.2% Italian, 1.0% Vietnamese, 0.9% Serbian, 0.9% Other, 0.9% Greek.

The religious makeup of Blackbutt is 33.2% Catholic, 19.6% Anglican, 15.1% Eastern Orthodox, 13.4% No religion, 5.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist, 1.0% Islam.

53.3% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 134 widowed people living in Blackbutt.

57.9% of the people living in Blackbutt 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. Blackbutt has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Blackbutt are 16.3% Professionals, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Sales workers, 11.2% Labourers, 10.2% Managers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blackbutt work in are 12.4% Retail trade, 12.0% Manufacturing, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Construction, 7.5% Education and training, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Financial and insurance services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.3% of homes are fully owned, and 33.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $511 per week and the median household income is $1230 per week.

The median rent in Blackbutt is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blackbutt postcode 2529

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