Mount Vernon Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Mount Vernon (2178) is a suburb of Sydney, Liverpool/Fairfield, New South Wales. It is about 37 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Mount Vernon is in the federal electorate of McMahon.

In the 2011 census the population of Mount Vernon was 1,036 and is comprised of approximately 47.3% females and 52.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mount Vernon is 39 years of age.

68.6% of people living in the suburb of Mount Vernon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% Italy, 2.4% Croatia, 2.4% Iraq, 2.3% Malta, 1.4% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Serbia, 1.0% Iran, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% China , 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% Fiji, 0.6% Samoa, 0.6% Lebanon.

62.1% of people living in Mount Vernon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.9% Italian, 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.7% Assyrian, 3.7% Croatian, 2.4% Maltese, 2.3% Serbian, 1.6% Arabic, 1.5% Samoan, 1.2% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Mount Vernon is 66.2% Catholic, 7.7% Anglican, 6.5% Eastern Orthodox, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% No religion, 1.7% Assyrian Apostolic, 1.4% Islam, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.3% Uniting Church, 0.8% Other Religious Groups.

62.5% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 3.5% are divorced and 0.7% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Mount Vernon.

63.2% of the people living in Mount Vernon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.0% are working on a part time basis. Mount Vernon has an unemployment rate of 2.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Mount Vernon are 20.5% Technicians & trades workers, 18.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.7% Managers, 13.6% Professionals, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.3% Labourers, 6.6% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mount Vernon work in are 22.4% Construction, 12.5% Retail trade, 12.3% Manufacturing, 7.5% Other services, 6.6% Education and training, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Health care and social assistance, 4.2% Accommodation and food services.

45.3% of homes are fully owned, and 43.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $597 per week and the median household income is $1773 per week.

The median rent in Mount Vernon is $275 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mount Vernon postcode 2178

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