Epping Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Epping (2121) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 16 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Epping is in the federal electorate of Bennelong.

In the 2011 census the population of Epping was 20,227 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Epping is 38 years of age.

49.5% of people living in the suburb of Epping were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.7% China , 6.6% Korea, Republic of , 6.1% Hong Kong , 4.5% India, 2.3% England, 1.7% Malaysia, 1.5% Sri Lanka, 1.4% Taiwan, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.4% Singapore, 0.4% South Africa.

49.3% of people living in Epping speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.0% Cantonese, 11.9% Mandarin, 8.0% Korean, 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Hindi, 1.9% Other, 1.1% Tamil, 0.9% Sinhalese, 0.8% Other.

The religious makeup of Epping is 26.8% No religion, 19.3% Catholic, 12.9% Anglican, 6.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Buddhism, 4.9% Hinduism, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.9% Baptist, 2.5% Christian, nfd.

56.3% of people are married, 33.0% have never married and 4.7% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 778 widowed people living in Epping.

61.6% of the people living in Epping over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Epping has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Epping are 39.6% Professionals, 16.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Managers, 8.1% Technicians & trades workers, 7.8% Sales workers, 6.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.1% Labourers, 2.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Epping work in are 14.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Education and training, 8.2% Retail trade, 8.2% Financial and insurance services, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.0% Wholesale trade, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Public administration and safety.

39.7% of homes are fully owned, and 29.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $646 per week and the median household income is $1683 per week.

The median rent in Epping is $420 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2286 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Epping postcode 2121

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