Hillsdale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Hillsdale (2036) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 10 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Hillsdale is in the federal electorate of Kingsford Smith.

In the 2011 census the population of Hillsdale was 4,977 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hillsdale is 33 years of age.

40.4% of people living in the suburb of Hillsdale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.6% Bangladesh, 5.1% China , 3.8% Iraq, 3.2% Philippines, 2.8% India, 2.4% New Zealand, 2.1% Indonesia, 1.9% England, 1.8% Chile, 1.4% Turkey, 1.2% Fiji, 1.1% Malaysia, 0.9% Hong Kong , 0.9% Saudi Arabia.

38.6% of people living in Hillsdale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.4% Bengali, 5.0% Spanish, 4.9% Cantonese, 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.2% Assyrian, 3.6% Other, 3.6% Mandarin, 3.2% Arabic, 2.5% Turkish.

The religious makeup of Hillsdale is 28.2% Catholic, 15.3% Islam, 14.7% No religion, 7.7% Anglican, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Eastern Orthodox, 4.4% Hinduism, 3.9% Buddhism, 2.7% Assyrian Apostolic, 1.9% Christian, nfd.

46.1% of people are married, 37.5% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 156 widowed people living in Hillsdale.

59.3% of the people living in Hillsdale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Hillsdale has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Hillsdale are 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Professionals, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Sales workers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Labourers, 10.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.0% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hillsdale work in are 13.6% Retail trade, 13.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Manufacturing, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Education and training, 4.7% Construction.

21.9% of homes are fully owned, and 25.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $546 per week and the median household income is $1134 per week.

The median rent in Hillsdale is $335 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hillsdale postcode 2036

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