Fairfield Heights Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Fairfield Heights (2165) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 25 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Fairfield Heights is in the federal electorate of McMahon.

In the 2011 census the population of Fairfield Heights was 6,649 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fairfield Heights is 34 years of age.

35.3% of people living in the suburb of Fairfield Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 22.3% Iraq, 8.7% Vietnam, 2.7% Cambodia, 2.3% Italy, 2.2% China , 1.4% Lebanon, 1.2% Chile, 1.2% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1.2% Croatia, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.1% Iran, 1.0% Philippines, 0.7% Syria, 0.7% Uruguay.

21.0% of people living in Fairfield Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 19.9% Assyrian, 12.6% Arabic, 12.2% Vietnamese, 4.3% Spanish, 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.9% Other, 3.0% Italian, 2.8% Cantonese, 2.5% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Fairfield Heights is 35.8% Catholic, 13.1% Buddhism, 10.6% Assyrian Apostolic, 7.3% Islam, 6.4% No religion, 5.8% Eastern Orthodox, 5.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Anglican, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Other Religious Groups.

46.9% of people are married, 34.1% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 375 widowed people living in Fairfield Heights.

55.8% of the people living in Fairfield Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.9% are working on a part time basis. Fairfield Heights has an unemployment rate of 11.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Fairfield Heights are 16.7% Labourers, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Professionals, 11.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Managers, 3.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Fairfield Heights work in are 16.8% Manufacturing, 11.5% Retail trade, 9.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Construction, 7.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Inadequately described/Not stated, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Financial and insurance services.

27.6% of homes are fully owned, and 26.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $341 per week and the median household income is $912 per week.

The median rent in Fairfield Heights is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2011 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fairfield Heights postcode 2165

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