Waverton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Waverton (2060) is a suburb of Sydney, Lower North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 3 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Waverton is in the federal electorate of North Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Waverton was 2,807 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Waverton is 37 years of age.

57.7% of people living in the suburb of Waverton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.9% England, 3.1% China , 2.9% New Zealand, 1.8% Hong Kong , 1.7% United States of America, 1.2% Korea, Republic of , 1.2% India, 1.2% Malaysia, 1.2% Japan, 1.0% Singapore, 1.0% South Africa, 0.9% Germany, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Canada.

73.9% of people living in Waverton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.4% Mandarin, 3.0% Cantonese, 1.7% Other, 1.4% Japanese, 1.3% French, 1.0% Spanish, 0.8% Korean, 0.6% Russian.

The religious makeup of Waverton is 29.6% No religion, 25.0% Catholic, 16.6% Anglican, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Buddhism, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Hinduism.

40.7% of people are married, 43.4% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 96 widowed people living in Waverton.

71.4% of the people living in Waverton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.0% are working on a part time basis. Waverton has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Waverton are 47.5% Professionals, 19.8% Managers, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.9% Community & personal service workers, 5.3% Technicians & trades workers, 4.9% Sales workers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.0% Labourers, 0.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Waverton work in are 24.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.2% Financial and insurance services, 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Education and training, 5.1% Information media and telecommunications, 4.6% Retail trade, 4.1% Wholesale trade, 3.8% Accommodation and food services.

31.6% of homes are fully owned, and 19.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 47.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1224 per week and the median household income is $2292 per week.

The median rent in Waverton is $490 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Waverton postcode 2060

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