Leonay Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

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

In the 2011 census the population of Leonay was 2,421 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Leonay is 40 years of age.

78.7% of people living in the suburb of Leonay were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 1.4% Germany, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% India, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% China , 0.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.3% Poland, 0.2% Uganda.

89.9% of people living in Leonay speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Polish, 0.8% German, 0.7% Greek, 0.5% French, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Serbian, 0.3% Turkish.

The religious makeup of Leonay is 32.7% Catholic, 29.2% Anglican, 15.4% No religion, 5.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 0.9% Buddhism.

62.5% of people are married, 23.9% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 69 widowed people living in Leonay.

63.7% of the people living in Leonay over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. Leonay has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Leonay are 24.3% Professionals, 19.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Managers, 12.2% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Sales workers, 7.6% Community & personal service workers, 5.5% Labourers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Leonay work in are 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Education and training, 10.2% Manufacturing, 9.5% Retail trade, 9.1% Construction, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Wholesale trade, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

44.3% of homes are fully owned, and 42.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $783 per week and the median household income is $1902 per week.

The median rent in Leonay is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leonay postcode 2750

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