Padstow Heights Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Padstow Heights (2211) is a suburb of Sydney, Canterbury/Bankstown, New South Wales. It is about 20 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Padstow Heights is in the federal electorate of Banks.

In the 2011 census the population of Padstow Heights was 3,491 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Padstow Heights is 42 years of age.

74.2% of people living in the suburb of Padstow Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 1.6% Greece, 1.6% China , 1.1% Lebanon, 1.1% Italy, 1.1% Egypt, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Hong Kong , 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% India, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Indonesia.

73.2% of people living in Padstow Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Greek, 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.1% Arabic, 1.7% Italian, 1.6% Mandarin, 1.5% Cantonese, 1.3% Other, 1.3% Macedonian, 0.9% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Padstow Heights is 31.7% Catholic, 23.3% Anglican, 10.6% Eastern Orthodox, 9.6% No religion, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.8% Baptist, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Islam, 1.6% Christian, nfd.

56.0% of people are married, 25.3% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 303 widowed people living in Padstow Heights.

61.8% of the people living in Padstow Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Padstow Heights has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Padstow Heights are 21.3% Professionals, 19.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Managers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.6% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.6% Labourers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Padstow Heights work in are 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.6% Manufacturing, 9.6% Construction, 9.4% Education and training, 9.1% Retail trade, 8.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.5% Wholesale trade.

45.1% of homes are fully owned, and 37.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $572 per week and the median household income is $1415 per week.

The median rent in Padstow Heights is $390 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2207 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Padstow Heights postcode 2211

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