Emerton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Emerton was 2,394 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

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

60.5% of people living in the suburb of Emerton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.1% New Zealand, 3.3% Philippines, 2.9% Cook Islands, 2.3% Samoa, 2.1% England, 1.8% Fiji, 1.2% Tonga, 0.6% Tokelau, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.5% Chile, 0.5% Turkey, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% Indonesia.

65.9% of people living in Emerton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 7.3% Other, 4.3% Samoan, 2.1% Arabic, 1.8% Hindi, 1.7% Tagalog, 1.4% Filipino , 1.1% Spanish, 1.0% Turkish.

The religious makeup of Emerton is 28.1% Catholic, 17.1% Anglican, 13.6% No religion, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Islam, 4.9% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.3% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Latter-day Saints, 2.0% Pentecostal.

35.5% of people are married, 44.0% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 6.1% are separated. There are 93 widowed people living in Emerton.

56.8% of the people living in Emerton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.5% are working on a part time basis. Emerton has an unemployment rate of 13.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Emerton are 21.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 19.7% Labourers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 7.9% Professionals, 4.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.5% Managers.

The main industries people from Emerton work in are 18.6% Manufacturing, 10.1% Retail trade, 9.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.5% Inadequately described/Not stated, 7.5% Wholesale trade, 7.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Construction, 4.7% Public administration and safety.

18.4% of homes are fully owned, and 27.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 50.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $363 per week and the median household income is $825 per week.

The median rent in Emerton is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Emerton postcode 2770

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