Heckenberg Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Heckenberg (2168) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 30 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Heckenberg is in the federal electorate of Fowler.

In the 2011 census the population of Heckenberg was 2,988 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

55.5% of people living in the suburb of Heckenberg were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.7% Vietnam, 3.8% Lebanon, 2.6% Fiji, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.7% Cambodia, 1.3% Samoa, 1.2% Iraq, 1.2% England, 1.1% Philippines, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Uruguay, 0.6% Chile, 0.6% Croatia, 0.6% Afghanistan.

43.2% of people living in Heckenberg speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.2% Vietnamese, 13.2% Arabic, 8.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.8% Hindi, 2.8% Spanish, 2.4% Samoan, 2.1% Khmer, 1.8% Other, 1.1% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Heckenberg is 25.3% Catholic, 16.2% Islam, 12.6% Anglican, 12.2% Buddhism, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.4% No religion, 3.3% Eastern Orthodox, 2.2% Hinduism, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Uniting Church.

39.1% of people are married, 40.1% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 5.2% are separated. There are 140 widowed people living in Heckenberg.

53.1% of the people living in Heckenberg over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Heckenberg has an unemployment rate of 13.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Heckenberg are 18.3% Labourers, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Sales workers, 6.2% Professionals, 5.4% Managers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Heckenberg work in are 17.4% Manufacturing, 11.8% Retail trade, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Construction, 6.8% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.7% Other services.

21.8% of homes are fully owned, and 29.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $356 per week and the median household income is $781 per week.

The median rent in Heckenberg is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1777 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Heckenberg postcode 2168

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