Como Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Como (2226) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 20 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Como is in the federal electorate of Cook.

In the 2011 census the population of Como was 3,789 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

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

83.6% of people living in the suburb of Como were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.0% China , 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Greece, 0.2% India, 0.2% Philippines.

91.3% of people living in Como speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Greek, 1.0% Mandarin, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Macedonian, 0.4% Croatian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Italian.

The religious makeup of Como is 29.3% Catholic, 23.9% Anglican, 23.0% No religion, 5.5% Uniting Church, 4.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

60.9% of people are married, 27.5% have never married and 5.2% are divorced and 2.1% are separated. There are 126 widowed people living in Como.

59.7% of the people living in Como over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.7% are working on a part time basis. Como has an unemployment rate of 3.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Como are 31.7% Professionals, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.1% Managers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 4.2% Labourers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Como work in are 12.1% Education and training, 10.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Retail trade, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 7.7% Financial and insurance services, 7.6% Construction, 6.9% Manufacturing, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 47.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $778 per week and the median household income is $2254 per week.

The median rent in Como is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Como postcode 2226

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