Sandy Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Sandy Point (2172) is a suburb of Sydney, Canterbury/Bankstown, New South Wales. It is about 23 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Sandy Point is in the federal electorate of Hughes.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandy Point was 590 and is comprised of approximately 46.8% females and 53.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sandy Point is 36 years of age.

79.9% of people living in the suburb of Sandy Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.5% Malaysia, 1.4% Italy, 1.0% Fiji, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Mauritius, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Thailand, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.7% Spain, 0.7% Chile, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Philippines.

88.7% of people living in Sandy Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Italian, 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Greek, 1.4% Cantonese, 1.0% French, 0.7% Spanish, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Urdu, 0.5% Other.

The religious makeup of Sandy Point is 36.9% Catholic, 26.1% Anglican, 14.9% No religion, 3.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.9% Baptist, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.5% Other Christian, 1.5% Pentecostal.

58.5% of people are married, 34.3% have never married and 5.1% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 4 widowed people living in Sandy Point.

64.4% of the people living in Sandy Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.1% are working on a part time basis. Sandy Point has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandy Point are 24.9% Professionals, 17.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.5% Managers, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Sales workers, 5.5% Labourers, 2.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Sandy Point work in are 14.0% Construction, 10.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.2% Education and training, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Manufacturing, 7.0% Retail trade, 6.1% Financial and insurance services, 6.1% Wholesale trade, 5.5% Public administration and safety.

28.3% of homes are fully owned, and 49.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $795 per week and the median household income is $2312 per week.

The median rent in Sandy Point is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandy Point postcode 2172

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