Blaxland Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Blaxland (2774) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 57 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Blaxland is in the federal electorate of Macquarie.

In the 2011 census the population of Blaxland was 7,330 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blaxland is 39 years of age.

82.6% of people living in the suburb of Blaxland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% India, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Italy.

94.0% of people living in Blaxland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Russian, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Blaxland is 24.0% Catholic, 23.3% Anglican, 22.4% No religion, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Baptist, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

55.8% of people are married, 28.3% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 285 widowed people living in Blaxland.

60.1% of the people living in Blaxland 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. Blaxland has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Blaxland are 29.9% Professionals, 16.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Managers, 12.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 5.7% Labourers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blaxland work in are 15.7% Education and training, 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Public administration and safety, 9.0% Retail trade, 8.1% Construction, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 42.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $655 per week and the median household income is $1540 per week.

The median rent in Blaxland is $305 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blaxland postcode 2774

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