Bligh Park Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Bligh Park (2756) is a suburb of Sydney, Hawkesbury, New South Wales. It is about 46 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Bligh Park is in the federal electorate of Macquarie.

In the 2011 census the population of Bligh Park was 6,493 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bligh Park is 28 years of age.

86.4% of people living in the suburb of Bligh Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% United States of America, 0.1% Nigeria, 0.1% Northern Ireland.

94.0% of people living in Bligh Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Maltese, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Macedonian, 0.2% Hindi, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious makeup of Bligh Park is 32.4% Catholic, 29.2% Anglican, 16.0% No religion, 5.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Pentecostal, 1.7% Baptist, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Brethren.

46.5% of people are married, 36.4% have never married and 9.8% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 153 widowed people living in Bligh Park.

64.3% of the people living in Bligh Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.3% are working on a part time basis. Bligh Park has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Bligh Park are 18.1% Technicians & trades workers, 17.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Professionals, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.4% Labourers, 9.3% Managers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bligh Park work in are 12.6% Manufacturing, 11.4% Retail trade, 11.4% Public administration and safety, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Construction, 6.6% Education and training, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Wholesale trade.

15.1% of homes are fully owned, and 47.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $688 per week and the median household income is $1460 per week.

The median rent in Bligh Park is $315 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1954 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bligh Park postcode 2756

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