Schofields Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Schofields (2762) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 36 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Schofields is in the federal electorates of Chifley, Greenway.

In the 2011 census the population of Schofields was 3,813 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

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

74.0% of people living in the suburb of Schofields were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% Malta, 2.7% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1.3% Philippines, 1.3% China , 0.9% India, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Fiji, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Lebanon, 0.4% Nepal.

78.0% of people living in Schofields speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Maltese, 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Cantonese, 1.2% Italian, 1.0% Other, 0.9% Tagalog, 0.8% Arabic, 0.8% German, 0.6% Polish.

The religious makeup of Schofields is 42.0% Catholic, 20.7% Anglican, 12.9% No religion, 5.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.3% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox.

51.3% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 140 widowed people living in Schofields.

62.7% of the people living in Schofields over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Schofields has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Schofields are 16.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Professionals, 12.1% Managers, 10.5% Labourers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Schofields work in are 11.3% Retail trade, 11.1% Construction, 10.6% Manufacturing, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.1% Education and training, 5.8% Wholesale trade, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Accommodation and food services.

34.9% of homes are fully owned, and 37.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $618 per week and the median household income is $1454 per week.

The median rent in Schofields is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2159 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Schofields postcode 2762

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