Blackett Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Blackett (2770) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 39 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Blackett is in the federal electorate of Chifley.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackett was 3,417 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Blackett is 30 years of age.

68.3% of people living in the suburb of Blackett were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% New Zealand, 2.9% Samoa, 2.5% England, 2.3% Philippines, 1.3% Fiji, 0.9% Lebanon, 0.6% Tonga, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% China , 0.4% Mauritius, 0.4% Cook Islands, 0.4% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% Sudan.

72.0% of people living in Blackett speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.5% Samoan, 4.1% Other, 2.6% Arabic, 1.3% Spanish, 1.2% Hindi, 1.1% Tagalog, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.4% Greek.

The religious makeup of Blackett is 29.0% Catholic, 23.3% Anglican, 14.9% No religion, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Islam, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.9% Latter-day Saints.

36.2% of people are married, 45.2% have never married and 7.6% are divorced and 5.9% are separated. There are 126 widowed people living in Blackett.

54.5% of the people living in Blackett over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.6% are working on a part time basis. Blackett has an unemployment rate of 14.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Blackett are 23.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 16.8% Labourers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Professionals, 4.3% Managers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Blackett work in are 17.9% Manufacturing, 12.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 11.5% Retail trade, 7.3% Construction, 7.1% Health care and social assistance, 6.6% Wholesale trade, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Inadequately described/Not stated.

22.8% of homes are fully owned, and 25.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 48.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $380 per week and the median household income is $847 per week.

The median rent in Blackett is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1509 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Blackett postcode 2770

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