St Leonards Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

St Leonards (2065) is a suburb of Sydney, Lower North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 5 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. St Leonards is in the federal electorate of North Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of St Leonards was 4,467 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

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

34.1% of people living in the suburb of St Leonards were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% China , 5.7% India, 5.2% Hong Kong , 4.8% Japan, 4.3% England, 3.2% New Zealand, 3.2% Korea, Republic of , 2.7% Malaysia, 2.2% Philippines, 1.7% Taiwan, 1.3% Indonesia, 1.3% Thailand, 1.3% United States of America, 0.9% Iran.

46.2% of people living in St Leonards speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 8.8% Cantonese, 7.7% Mandarin, 5.2% Japanese, 3.4% Korean, 2.5% Hindi, 2.4% Other, 1.4% Thai, 1.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of St Leonards is 32.9% No religion, 19.6% Catholic, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.0% Anglican, 6.5% Buddhism, 6.0% Hinduism, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Uniting Church, 1.7% Islam, 1.4% Christian, nfd.

42.8% of people are married, 47.4% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 51 widowed people living in St Leonards.

77.6% of the people living in St Leonards over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 14.4% are working on a part time basis. St Leonards has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in St Leonards are 49.4% Professionals, 17.8% Managers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.2% Sales workers, 4.8% Technicians & trades workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.5% Labourers, 1.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from St Leonards work in are 24.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 15.6% Financial and insurance services, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.6% Information media and telecommunications, 5.9% Retail trade, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Manufacturing, 3.8% Education and training.

14.1% of homes are fully owned, and 24.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 59.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1228 per week and the median household income is $2212 per week.

The median rent in St Leonards is $500 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for St Leonards postcode 2065

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