Dover Heights Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Dover Heights (2030) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 7 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Dover Heights is in the federal electorate of Wentworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Dover Heights was 3,940 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

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

53.7% of people living in the suburb of Dover Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 14.1% South Africa, 3.6% England, 2.3% Israel, 1.6% Hungary, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.4% Ukraine, 1.2% Poland, 1.2% China , 1.2% Russian Federation, 1.1% United States of America, 0.8% Greece, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Egypt.

76.8% of people living in Dover Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Other, 3.5% Russian, 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Greek, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.3% Italian, 1.0% Hungarian, 1.0% Cantonese, 0.9% French.

The religious makeup of Dover Heights is 53.4% Judaism, 12.2% Catholic, 10.7% No religion, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Anglican, 4.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Buddhism, 0.8% Uniting Church, 0.6% Christian, nfd.

58.4% of people are married, 29.7% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 1.2% are separated. There are 151 widowed people living in Dover Heights.

58.8% of the people living in Dover Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Dover Heights has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Dover Heights are 39.6% Professionals, 22.4% Managers, 13.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Sales workers, 5.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.6% Technicians & trades workers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 2.0% Labourers, 0.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Dover Heights work in are 16.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Financial and insurance services, 8.4% Retail trade, 8.2% Education and training, 7.6% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Manufacturing, 4.3% Rental, hiring and real estate services.

45.3% of homes are fully owned, and 31.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $926 per week and the median household income is $2508 per week.

The median rent in Dover Heights is $501 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $4275 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dover Heights postcode 2030

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