Lower Portland Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lower Portland (2756) is a suburb of Sydney, Hawkesbury, New South Wales. It is about 56 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lower Portland is in the federal electorates of Berowra, Macquarie.

In the 2011 census the population of Lower Portland was 552 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lower Portland is 43 years of age.

83.3% of people living in the suburb of Lower Portland were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% Germany, 0.9% South Africa, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.7% Northern Ireland, 0.7% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.5% United States of America.

92.0% of people living in Lower Portland speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Dutch, 0.7% Polish, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.5% German, 0.5% French.

The religious makeup of Lower Portland is 33.6% Anglican, 22.9% No religion, 20.5% Catholic, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Other Religious Groups, 0.7% Brethren, 0.5% Eastern Orthodox.

56.3% of people are married, 27.8% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Lower Portland.

59.3% of the people living in Lower Portland over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Lower Portland has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Lower Portland are 18.3% Managers, 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Professionals, 9.9% Labourers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.1% Sales workers, 6.6% Community & personal service workers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lower Portland work in are 16.5% Construction, 11.4% Accommodation and food services, 11.0% Retail trade, 9.9% Manufacturing, 9.5% Education and training, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.5% Public administration and safety.

33.5% of homes are fully owned, and 52.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $578 per week and the median household income is $1483 per week.

The median rent in Lower Portland is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lower Portland postcode 2756

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