Blaxlands Ridge Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Blaxlands Ridge (2758) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 61 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Blaxlands Ridge is in the federal electorate of Macquarie.

In the 2011 census the population of Blaxlands Ridge was 464 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blaxlands Ridge is 37 years of age.

88.2% of people living in the suburb of Blaxlands Ridge were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 1.7% Costa Rica, 1.1% South Africa, 0.9% Uruguay, 0.6% Hungary, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% United States of America, 0.6% Malta.

95.7% of people living in Blaxlands Ridge speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.3% Spanish, 1.1% German, 0.6% Polish, 0.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Blaxlands Ridge is 32.6% Anglican, 30.0% Catholic, 17.8% No religion, 4.7% Uniting Church, 3.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Pentecostal, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Buddhism, 0.9% Latter-day Saints, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

52.1% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Blaxlands Ridge.

59.6% of the people living in Blaxlands Ridge 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. Blaxlands Ridge has an unemployment rate of 2.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Blaxlands Ridge are 22.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Managers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 7.1% Labourers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Blaxlands Ridge work in are 19.8% Construction, 13.6% Manufacturing, 11.3% Education and training, 8.2% Retail trade, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Health care and social assistance, 5.1% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.3% Other services.

23.6% of homes are fully owned, and 66.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $658 per week and the median household income is $2068 per week.

The median rent in Blaxlands Ridge is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blaxlands Ridge postcode 2758

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