Castle Hill Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Castle Hill (2154) is a suburb of Sydney, Hills, New South Wales. It is about 24 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Castle Hill is in the federal electorates of Berowra, Mitchell.

In the 2011 census the population of Castle Hill was 37,915 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Castle Hill is 39 years of age.

62.3% of people living in the suburb of Castle Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 3.5% China , 2.5% India, 2.0% Korea, Republic of , 1.7% South Africa, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.6% Hong Kong , 1.4% Sri Lanka, 1.3% Philippines, 1.2% Malaysia, 1.0% Iran, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.6% Scotland.

68.8% of people living in Castle Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Cantonese, 3.9% Mandarin, 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.5% Korean, 1.9% Other, 1.8% Arabic, 1.2% Italian, 1.2% Hindi, 1.2% Persian.

The religious makeup of Castle Hill is 31.1% Catholic, 19.1% Anglican, 16.1% No religion, 4.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.3% Buddhism, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.9% Hinduism, 2.5% Islam, 2.4% Baptist.

59.2% of people are married, 27.4% have never married and 5.5% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 1873 widowed people living in Castle Hill.

62.9% of the people living in Castle Hill over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Castle Hill has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Castle Hill are 30.4% Professionals, 18.6% Managers, 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Sales workers, 9.6% Technicians & trades workers, 6.7% Community & personal service workers, 3.8% Labourers, 2.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Castle Hill work in are 11.6% Retail trade, 11.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Education and training, 8.0% Manufacturing, 7.3% Construction, 7.0% Wholesale trade, 6.7% Financial and insurance services, 4.7% Accommodation and food services.

35.5% of homes are fully owned, and 43.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $721 per week and the median household income is $2059 per week.

The median rent in Castle Hill is $460 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Castle Hill postcode 2154

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