Croydon Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Croydon (2132) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 9 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Croydon is in the federal electorates of Grayndler, Reid, Watson.

In the 2011 census the population of Croydon was 10,381 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Croydon is 38 years of age.

54.9% of people living in the suburb of Croydon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.7% China , 4.5% Italy, 2.1% Lebanon, 2.0% England, 1.8% Korea, Republic of , 1.7% New Zealand, 1.7% Greece, 1.5% Vietnam, 1.5% India, 1.4% Hong Kong , 1.3% Philippines, 0.7% Croatia, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Ireland.

51.0% of people living in Croydon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.5% Mandarin, 7.0% Italian, 6.5% Cantonese, 4.5% Arabic, 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.8% Greek, 2.3% Korean, 1.9% Other, 1.3% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Croydon is 35.4% Catholic, 21.6% No religion, 9.6% Anglican, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Buddhism, 5.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Hinduism, 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.7% Christian, nfd.

48.8% of people are married, 36.7% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 544 widowed people living in Croydon.

59.8% of the people living in Croydon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Croydon has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Croydon are 32.2% Professionals, 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Managers, 9.9% Technicians & trades workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 6.1% Labourers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Croydon work in are 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.0% Education and training, 8.6% Retail trade, 7.4% Financial and insurance services, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Construction, 5.8% Manufacturing.

36.8% of homes are fully owned, and 31.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $574 per week and the median household income is $1509 per week.

The median rent in Croydon is $390 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2400 per month.

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