Greystanes Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Greystanes (2145) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 24 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Greystanes is in the federal electorate of McMahon.

In the 2011 census the population of Greystanes was 21,703 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

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

65.7% of people living in the suburb of Greystanes were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% Malta, 3.1% Lebanon, 1.8% India, 1.7% England, 1.5% Italy, 1.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Fiji, 1.0% China , 1.0% Philippines, 0.9% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Greece, 0.8% Turkey, 0.8% Croatia, 0.6% Vietnam.

62.2% of people living in Greystanes speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.1% Arabic, 3.4% Maltese, 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Italian, 2.3% Greek, 2.3% Other, 1.7% Croatian, 1.5% Turkish, 1.4% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Greystanes is 49.2% Catholic, 13.5% Anglican, 7.7% No religion, 5.7% Eastern Orthodox, 4.7% Islam, 4.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.4% Hinduism, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Buddhism.

57.3% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 948 widowed people living in Greystanes.

61.9% of the people living in Greystanes over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Greystanes has an unemployment rate of 5.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Greystanes are 20.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.9% Professionals, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.8% Managers, 9.8% Sales workers, 8.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Greystanes work in are 11.4% Manufacturing, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Construction, 7.4% Education and training, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.3% Wholesale trade, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 5.8% Financial and insurance services.

44.0% of homes are fully owned, and 37.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $555 per week and the median household income is $1379 per week.

The median rent in Greystanes is $369 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Greystanes postcode 2145

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