Mount Saint Thomas Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Mount Saint Thomas (2500) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 71 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Mount Saint Thomas is in the federal electorate of Cunningham.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Saint Thomas was 1,422 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Saint Thomas is 35 years of age.

72.1% of people living in the suburb of Mount Saint Thomas were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 2.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.1% Croatia, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Chile, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Lebanon, 0.7% Congo, Republic of, 0.7% Sudan, 0.6% Spain, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.5% Indonesia.

77.1% of people living in Mount Saint Thomas speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.7% Macedonian, 2.5% Other, 2.2% Spanish, 1.5% Serbian, 1.3% Italian, 0.9% Arabic, 0.8% Croatian, 0.6% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Mount Saint Thomas is 27.0% Catholic, 20.3% No religion, 19.6% Anglican, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.0% Eastern Orthodox, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Buddhism.

51.3% of people are married, 32.7% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 67 widowed people living in Mount Saint Thomas.

57.0% of the people living in Mount Saint Thomas over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.2% are working on a part time basis. Mount Saint Thomas has an unemployment rate of 7.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Saint Thomas are 23.4% Professionals, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.6% Labourers, 7.3% Managers, 6.8% Sales workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Saint Thomas work in are 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Education and training, 10.5% Manufacturing, 8.0% Retail trade, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 7.2% Construction, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Financial and insurance services.

29.5% of homes are fully owned, and 40.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $524 per week and the median household income is $1173 per week.

The median rent in Mount Saint Thomas is $188 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1975 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Saint Thomas postcode 2500

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