Mount Pleasant Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Mount Pleasant (2519) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 67 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Mount Pleasant is in the federal electorate of Cunningham.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Pleasant was 1,194 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Pleasant is 43 years of age.

77.4% of people living in the suburb of Mount Pleasant were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.3% England, 2.3% Italy, 1.1% China , 0.8% India, 0.7% Lebanon, 0.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.6% Northern Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% United States of America.

84.7% of people living in Mount Pleasant speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Italian, 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Greek, 1.3% Macedonian, 1.2% Other, 1.0% Arabic, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Cantonese, 0.7% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Mount Pleasant is 28.5% Catholic, 21.8% No religion, 18.9% Anglican, 5.9% Eastern Orthodox, 5.4% Uniting Church, 5.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Brethren, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.3% Christian, nfd.

61.0% of people are married, 25.5% have never married and 5.2% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 56 widowed people living in Mount Pleasant.

58.4% of the people living in Mount Pleasant over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.5% are working on a part time basis. Mount Pleasant has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Pleasant are 38.8% Professionals, 14.6% Managers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Technicians & trades workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 6.9% Community & personal service workers, 3.8% Labourers, 2.9% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Mount Pleasant work in are 19.1% Health care and social assistance, 14.9% Education and training, 11.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.8% Manufacturing, 7.0% Retail trade, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Construction, 4.6% Other services.

50.0% of homes are fully owned, and 40.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $728 per week and the median household income is $1865 per week.

The median rent in Mount Pleasant is $430 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2143 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Pleasant postcode 2519

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