Kanahooka Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kanahooka (2530) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 79 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kanahooka is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Kanahooka was 5,167 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

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

74.2% of people living in the suburb of Kanahooka were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.3% England, 1.7% Scotland, 1.2% Germany, 0.9% Italy, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.4% Spain, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Chile.

87.6% of people living in Kanahooka speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Italian, 0.9% German, 0.9% Macedonian, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% Greek, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Kanahooka is 29.5% Anglican, 27.1% Catholic, 14.1% No religion, 7.1% Uniting Church, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.9% Baptist.

58.3% of people are married, 22.6% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 415 widowed people living in Kanahooka.

58.0% of the people living in Kanahooka over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.9% are working on a part time basis. Kanahooka has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Kanahooka are 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 16.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Professionals, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.7% Sales workers, 9.5% Labourers, 9.3% Managers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kanahooka work in are 13.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Retail trade, 10.9% Manufacturing, 8.5% Education and training, 8.3% Construction, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Financial and insurance services.

50.5% of homes are fully owned, and 36.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $475 per week and the median household income is $981 per week.

The median rent in Kanahooka is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1907 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kanahooka postcode 2530

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