Kurnell Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kurnell (2231) is a suburb of Sydney, Sutherland, New South Wales. It is about 16 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kurnell is in the federal electorate of Cook.

In the 2011 census the population of Kurnell was 2,213 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kurnell is 37 years of age.

82.5% of people living in the suburb of Kurnell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Greece, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Malta, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% United States of America, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Cyprus, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% South Africa.

92.4% of people living in Kurnell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Greek, 1.0% Other, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Croatian, 0.3% Polish.

The religious makeup of Kurnell is 35.6% Anglican, 29.5% Catholic, 18.9% No religion, 4.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.5% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Buddhism, 0.9% Baptist.

50.5% of people are married, 31.2% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 82 widowed people living in Kurnell.

60.6% of the people living in Kurnell over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.1% are working on a part time basis. Kurnell has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Kurnell are 22.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Professionals, 10.4% Community & personal service workers, 9.7% Managers, 9.6% Labourers, 8.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Sales workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kurnell work in are 13.2% Construction, 12.8% Manufacturing, 10.0% Retail trade, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Education and training, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Wholesale trade.

32.7% of homes are fully owned, and 46.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $621 per week and the median household income is $1597 per week.

The median rent in Kurnell is $378 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kurnell postcode 2231

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