Buxton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Buxton (2571) is a suburb of Sydney, Macarthur/Camden, New South Wales. It is about 75 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Buxton is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Buxton was 2,054 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Buxton is 33 years of age.

85.1% of people living in the suburb of Buxton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% China , 0.4% Canada, 0.3% Lebanon, 0.3% Malta, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Portugal.

93.2% of people living in Buxton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Arabic, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Croatian, 0.3% Maltese, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Buxton is 32.6% Anglican, 26.9% Catholic, 20.4% No religion, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox, 0.6% Lutheran.

53.7% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 38 widowed people living in Buxton.

63.4% of the people living in Buxton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.7% are working on a part time basis. Buxton has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Buxton are 20.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.3% Labourers, 12.0% Professionals, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.7% Managers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Buxton work in are 16.1% Manufacturing, 11.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.4% Construction, 10.9% Retail trade, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Education and training, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Other services, 4.1% Professional, scientific and technical services.

25.8% of homes are fully owned, and 60.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $643 per week and the median household income is $1399 per week.

The median rent in Buxton is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Buxton postcode 2571

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