Emu Plains Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Emu Plains (2750) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 53 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Emu Plains is in the federal electorate of Lindsay.

In the 2011 census the population of Emu Plains was 8,097 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Emu Plains is 38 years of age.

79.6% of people living in the suburb of Emu Plains were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Greece, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% China , 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Croatia.

88.9% of people living in Emu Plains speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Greek, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Macedonian, 0.3% Croatian, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Emu Plains is 30.5% Catholic, 28.5% Anglican, 14.3% No religion, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox, 1.6% Baptist, 1.2% Pentecostal.

53.1% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 470 widowed people living in Emu Plains.

63.6% of the people living in Emu Plains over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.6% are working on a part time basis. Emu Plains has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Emu Plains are 19.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 18.5% Professionals, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Managers, 9.9% Sales workers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Labourers, 7.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Emu Plains work in are 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Retail trade, 10.2% Education and training, 9.5% Manufacturing, 9.3% Construction, 9.2% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Wholesale trade, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services.

38.2% of homes are fully owned, and 38.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $636 per week and the median household income is $1409 per week.

The median rent in Emu Plains is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2126 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Emu Plains postcode 2750

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