Gordon Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gordon (2072) is a suburb of Sydney, Upper North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 13 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gordon is in the federal electorate of Bradfield.

In the 2011 census the population of Gordon was 6,592 and is comprised of approximately 53.4% females and 46.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gordon is 41 years of age.

53.5% of people living in the suburb of Gordon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% China , 5.4% England, 4.4% Korea, Republic of , 3.7% Hong Kong , 2.5% South Africa, 2.4% Taiwan, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.8% Malaysia, 1.4% India, 1.2% United States of America, 1.0% Japan, 1.0% Iran, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Singapore.

65.1% of people living in Gordon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.3% Mandarin, 7.2% Cantonese, 5.0% Korean, 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Other, 1.3% Japanese, 1.1% Persian, 1.0% Other, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Gordon is 25.9% No religion, 20.4% Anglican, 18.0% Catholic, 7.3% Uniting Church, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Buddhism, 2.3% Baptist, 1.7% Hinduism, 1.7% Christian, nfd.

59.3% of people are married, 27.9% have never married and 4.8% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 331 widowed people living in Gordon.

57.5% of the people living in Gordon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.3% are working on a part time basis. Gordon has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Gordon are 42.3% Professionals, 19.2% Managers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.3% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Sales workers, 5.2% Technicians & trades workers, 3.5% Labourers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.0% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Gordon work in are 18.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.9% Financial and insurance services, 10.2% Education and training, 8.1% Retail trade, 5.5% Wholesale trade, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Manufacturing, 3.8% Information media and telecommunications.

43.1% of homes are fully owned, and 32.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $752 per week and the median household income is $2223 per week.

The median rent in Gordon is $580 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3000 per month.

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