Kearns Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kearns (2558) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 41 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kearns is in the federal electorate of Werriwa.

In the 2011 census the population of Kearns was 2,759 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kearns is 32 years of age.

77.7% of people living in the suburb of Kearns were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 1.3% Philippines, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Lebanon, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Malta, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% India, 0.5% Mauritius, 0.5% Fiji, 0.4% Afghanistan, 0.4% Chile, 0.4% Ireland.

81.7% of people living in Kearns speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Arabic, 1.8% Other, 1.5% Spanish, 1.4% Italian, 0.9% Samoan, 0.7% Tagalog, 0.7% Hindi, 0.5% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Kearns is 38.0% Catholic, 26.0% Anglican, 10.9% No religion, 5.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Islam, 2.8% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Baptist, 1.1% Christian, nfd.

50.8% of people are married, 37.0% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 73 widowed people living in Kearns.

63.7% of the people living in Kearns over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.3% are working on a part time basis. Kearns has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Kearns are 19.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.6% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Professionals, 12.0% Sales workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Managers, 9.2% Labourers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kearns work in are 13.3% Manufacturing, 10.2% Retail trade, 8.8% Construction, 7.9% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Education and training, 5.9% Wholesale trade.

26.3% of homes are fully owned, and 57.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $680 per week and the median household income is $1709 per week.

The median rent in Kearns is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kearns postcode 2558

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