Monterey Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Monterey (2217) is a suburb of Sydney, St George, New South Wales. It is about 13 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Monterey is in the federal electorate of Barton.

In the 2011 census the population of Monterey was 4,331 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Monterey is 40 years of age.

57.5% of people living in the suburb of Monterey were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% Greece, 3.7% Egypt, 2.1% England, 1.6% China , 1.5% New Zealand, 1.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.1% Lebanon, 1.1% Italy, 0.9% Cyprus, 0.8% Turkey, 0.6% Portugal, 0.6% Uruguay, 0.6% Chile, 0.6% Malta.

45.7% of people living in Monterey speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 18.6% Greek, 7.4% Arabic, 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.6% Spanish, 2.7% Macedonian, 2.0% Other, 2.0% Italian, 1.5% Turkish, 1.5% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Monterey is 27.9% Eastern Orthodox, 25.0% Catholic, 11.1% Anglican, 9.9% No religion, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Islam, 4.7% Oriental Orthodox, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Uniting Church.

51.2% of people are married, 29.7% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 268 widowed people living in Monterey.

63.6% of the people living in Monterey over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.8% are working on a part time basis. Monterey has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Monterey are 21.1% Professionals, 19.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Managers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.5% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Labourers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Monterey work in are 10.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 10.4% Retail trade, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.1% Manufacturing, 7.0% Construction, 6.7% Financial and insurance services, 6.1% Education and training, 5.9% Accommodation and food services.

39.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $602 per week and the median household income is $1294 per week.

The median rent in Monterey is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Monterey postcode 2217

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