Picton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Picton (2571) is a suburb of Sydney, Macarthur/Camden, New South Wales. It is about 66 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Picton is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Picton was 4,595 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

83.7% of people living in the suburb of Picton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.3% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% Malta, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Iceland.

92.4% of people living in Picton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Picton is 31.3% Anglican, 29.7% Catholic, 16.7% No religion, 5.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Brethren, 0.9% Baptist, 0.9% Eastern Orthodox.

54.2% of people are married, 29.9% have never married and 7.8% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 157 widowed people living in Picton.

61.0% of the people living in Picton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. Picton has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Picton are 18.2% Professionals, 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Managers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 8.5% Labourers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.5% Sales workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Picton work in are 11.9% Construction, 11.8% Manufacturing, 10.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.0% Education and training, 8.4% Retail trade, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Accommodation and food services.

28.9% of homes are fully owned, and 47.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $637 per week and the median household income is $1488 per week.

The median rent in Picton is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Picton postcode 2571

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