Scarborough Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Scarborough (2515) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 50 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Scarborough is in the federal electorate of Cunningham.

In the 2011 census the population of Scarborough was 277 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Scarborough is 35 years of age.

87.6% of people living in the suburb of Scarborough were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 2.2% Scotland, 1.8% Germany, 1.5% Netherlands.

97.5% of people living in Scarborough speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian.

The religious makeup of Scarborough is 39.5% No religion, 21.4% Anglican, 19.9% Catholic, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Buddhism, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Other Religious Groups, 2.2% Uniting Church.

52.0% of people are married, 33.8% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Scarborough.

53.8% of the people living in Scarborough over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Scarborough has an unemployment rate of 12.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Scarborough are 32.8% Professionals, 16.8% Managers, 13.0% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Technicians & trades workers, 8.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.1% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Scarborough work in are 18.4% Education and training, 11.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.6% Manufacturing, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Construction, 8.8% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Information media and telecommunications, 4.4% Accommodation and food services, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

37.8% of homes are fully owned, and 39.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $772 per week and the median household income is $1750 per week.

The median rent in Scarborough is $430 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Scarborough postcode 2515

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