Melrose Park Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Melrose Park (2114) is a suburb of Sydney, Northern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 13 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Melrose Park is in the federal electorate of Bennelong.

In the 2011 census the population of Melrose Park was 1,471 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

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

69.8% of people living in the suburb of Melrose Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 2.2% Korea, Republic of , 1.9% China , 1.5% Hong Kong , 1.3% Malaysia, 1.2% Ireland, 1.0% India, 0.9% Lebanon, 0.9% Iran, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Thailand, 0.6% Sri Lanka.

70.9% of people living in Melrose Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.4% Cantonese, 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.9% Other, 2.6% Korean, 2.0% Italian, 1.7% Arabic, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.2% Greek, 0.8% Thai.

The religious makeup of Melrose Park is 38.8% Catholic, 14.6% No religion, 14.1% Anglican, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Eastern Orthodox, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Buddhism, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Islam.

59.6% of people are married, 27.6% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 50 widowed people living in Melrose Park.

64.7% of the people living in Melrose Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Melrose Park has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Melrose Park are 28.9% Professionals, 18.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Managers, 12.0% Technicians & trades workers, 8.1% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 4.6% Labourers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Melrose Park work in are 12.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.9% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Construction, 8.5% Education and training, 7.0% Retail trade, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Financial and insurance services, 6.6% Manufacturing, 5.6% Wholesale trade.

37.9% of homes are fully owned, and 43.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $729 per week and the median household income is $1800 per week.

The median rent in Melrose Park is $460 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2383 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Melrose Park postcode 2114

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