Oakhurst Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Oakhurst (2761) is a suburb of Sydney, Hills, New South Wales. It is about 37 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Oakhurst is in the federal electorate of Chifley.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakhurst was 6,953 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oakhurst is 30 years of age.

55.0% of people living in the suburb of Oakhurst were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.8% Philippines, 4.5% Fiji, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.9% India, 1.7% England, 1.0% Pakistan, 1.0% Sudan, 0.9% Samoa, 0.6% Afghanistan, 0.6% Tonga, 0.6% Malta, 0.5% Egypt, 0.5% Vietnam, 0.5% Indonesia.

54.0% of people living in Oakhurst speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.1% Tagalog, 5.8% Hindi, 5.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Arabic, 3.8% Other, 3.0% Filipino , 1.8% Samoan, 1.6% Urdu, 1.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Oakhurst is 38.6% Catholic, 13.9% Anglican, 8.3% No religion, 7.7% Islam, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Hinduism, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.5% Oriental Orthodox, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Eastern Orthodox.

53.3% of people are married, 34.1% have never married and 5.9% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 161 widowed people living in Oakhurst.

65.2% of the people living in Oakhurst over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.6% are working on a part time basis. Oakhurst has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Oakhurst are 18.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Professionals, 12.9% Labourers, 9.5% Sales workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 6.9% Managers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oakhurst work in are 17.2% Manufacturing, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Retail trade, 8.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.5% Construction, 6.3% Wholesale trade, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Financial and insurance services.

16.5% of homes are fully owned, and 60.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $631 per week and the median household income is $1596 per week.

The median rent in Oakhurst is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oakhurst postcode 2761

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