Leppington Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Leppington (2179) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 38 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Leppington is in the federal electorate of Werriwa.

In the 2011 census the population of Leppington was 2,383 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Leppington is 40 years of age.

64.2% of people living in the suburb of Leppington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% Italy, 3.4% China , 2.3% England, 2.1% Lebanon, 1.5% Malta, 1.2% Croatia, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Fiji, 0.7% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.5% Cyprus, 0.5% Cambodia, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% Serbia, 0.4% Philippines.

59.1% of people living in Leppington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 8.5% Italian, 5.7% Cantonese, 4.7% Arabic, 2.4% Serbian, 1.9% Maltese, 1.1% Croatian, 1.0% Greek, 1.0% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Leppington is 42.0% Catholic, 15.5% Anglican, 11.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.9% No religion, 5.5% Eastern Orthodox, 4.7% Islam, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Uniting Church, 0.8% Baptist.

51.6% of people are married, 31.6% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 108 widowed people living in Leppington.

61.7% of the people living in Leppington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.0% are working on a part time basis. Leppington has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Leppington are 19.1% Technicians & trades workers, 18.3% Managers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Professionals, 9.6% Labourers, 8.5% Sales workers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Leppington work in are 13.8% Construction, 11.6% Retail trade, 10.7% Manufacturing, 8.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.1% Health care and social assistance, 5.8% Wholesale trade, 5.1% Education and training, 4.8% Other services.

50.5% of homes are fully owned, and 17.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $479 per week and the median household income is $1040 per week.

The median rent in Leppington is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2084 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leppington postcode 2179

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