Homebush West Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Homebush West (2140) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 13 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Homebush West is in the federal electorate of Reid.

In the 2011 census the population of Homebush West was 5,781 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Homebush West is 30 years of age.

25.5% of people living in the suburb of Homebush West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 18.1% China , 14.7% India, 5.5% Korea, Republic of , 4.2% Sri Lanka, 3.0% Vietnam, 2.5% Nepal, 1.8% Hong Kong , 1.6% Philippines, 1.4% Indonesia, 1.2% New Zealand, 1.2% Malaysia, 0.8% Thailand, 0.7% Bangladesh, 0.6% Pakistan.

18.3% of people living in Homebush West speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 15.9% Mandarin, 11.2% Cantonese, 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 7.0% Tamil, 6.4% Korean, 5.9% Other, 5.3% Other, 4.7% Hindi, 2.1% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Homebush West is 22.8% No religion, 20.2% Hinduism, 14.5% Catholic, 10.3% Buddhism, 9.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Islam, 3.0% Other Religious Groups, 2.9% Anglican, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Uniting Church.

54.3% of people are married, 35.3% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 101 widowed people living in Homebush West.

62.9% of the people living in Homebush West over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.6% are working on a part time basis. Homebush West has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Homebush West are 29.8% Professionals, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 9.2% Labourers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Managers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Homebush West work in are 10.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.3% Retail trade, 9.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.4% Manufacturing, 8.2% Financial and insurance services, 7.3% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Education and training, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

11.4% of homes are fully owned, and 36.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $568 per week and the median household income is $1318 per week.

The median rent in Homebush West is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Homebush West postcode 2140

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