Avalon Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Avalon (2107) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Beaches, New South Wales. It is about 28 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Avalon was 10,602 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Avalon is 43 years of age.

73.8% of people living in the suburb of Avalon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.8% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.1% United States of America, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% South Africa, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Canada, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% France, 0.3% Switzerland, 0.2% Brazil.

91.7% of people living in Avalon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% German, 0.9% Other, 0.5% French, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Avalon is 31.6% No religion, 25.5% Anglican, 21.6% Catholic, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Buddhism, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Pentecostal.

56.6% of people are married, 26.0% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 473 widowed people living in Avalon.

55.0% of the people living in Avalon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.8% are working on a part time basis. Avalon has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Avalon are 28.4% Professionals, 18.6% Managers, 13.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.3% Technicians & trades workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 4.6% Labourers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Avalon work in are 14.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.1% Construction, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Retail trade, 8.1% Education and training, 6.3% Manufacturing, 6.3% Wholesale trade, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Information media and telecommunications.

40.8% of homes are fully owned, and 37.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $752 per week and the median household income is $1810 per week.

The median rent in Avalon is $510 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Avalon postcode 2107

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