Mount Kembla Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Mount Kembla (2526) is a suburb of South Coast, Southern Highlands, New South Wales. It is about 72 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Mount Kembla is in the federal electorate of Cunningham.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Kembla was 1,028 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Kembla is 40 years of age.

83.0% of people living in the suburb of Mount Kembla were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.3% Germany, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Austria, 0.5% Portugal, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% Turkey, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Ireland.

90.2% of people living in Mount Kembla speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Italian, 1.0% Arabic, 0.9% Macedonian, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.4% Assyrian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Mount Kembla is 28.4% Catholic, 24.3% No religion, 23.0% Anglican, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Buddhism, 1.1% Baptist.

54.7% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 9.4% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 31 widowed people living in Mount Kembla.

57.4% of the people living in Mount Kembla over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.5% are working on a part time basis. Mount Kembla has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Kembla are 25.4% Professionals, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Managers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.5% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Kembla work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Education and training, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.6% Retail trade, 7.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Construction, 4.9% Other services.

46.2% of homes are fully owned, and 38.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $678 per week and the median household income is $1781 per week.

The median rent in Mount Kembla is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Kembla postcode 2526

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