Riverstone Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Riverstone (2765) is a suburb of Sydney, Hawkesbury, New South Wales. It is about 38 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Riverstone is in the federal electorates of Chifley, Greenway.

In the 2011 census the population of Riverstone was 6,191 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Riverstone is 35 years of age.

81.0% of people living in the suburb of Riverstone were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.3% Malta, 1.2% Italy, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% China , 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Lebanon, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% United States of America.

85.4% of people living in Riverstone speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Maltese, 1.7% Italian, 1.0% Other, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Greek, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Serbian, 0.4% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Riverstone is 33.2% Catholic, 25.8% Anglican, 15.0% No religion, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.7% Baptist, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Pentecostal.

46.0% of people are married, 35.9% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 248 widowed people living in Riverstone.

61.7% of the people living in Riverstone over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Riverstone has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Riverstone are 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Professionals, 12.9% Labourers, 11.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.7% Managers, 8.1% Community & personal service workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Riverstone work in are 13.0% Construction, 12.9% Manufacturing, 10.8% Retail trade, 7.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Education and training, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Accommodation and food services.

31.8% of homes are fully owned, and 34.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $559 per week and the median household income is $1191 per week.

The median rent in Riverstone is $295 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Riverstone postcode 2765

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