Orchard Hills Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Orchard Hills (2748) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 46 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Orchard Hills is in the federal electorates of Lindsay, McMahon.

In the 2011 census the population of Orchard Hills was 1,912 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

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

72.7% of people living in the suburb of Orchard Hills were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.8% Malta, 2.8% England, 2.2% Italy, 1.2% Greece, 1.0% Lebanon, 0.8% Croatia, 0.8% Egypt, 0.7% India, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% China , 0.6% Iraq, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Cyprus, 0.5% New Zealand.

73.1% of people living in Orchard Hills speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Maltese, 4.8% Italian, 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Arabic, 2.2% Greek, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Punjabi, 0.7% Croatian, 0.7% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Orchard Hills is 52.1% Catholic, 15.4% Anglican, 6.9% No religion, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Eastern Orthodox, 2.9% Pentecostal, 2.0% Islam, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Uniting Church, 1.2% Christian, nfd.

55.5% of people are married, 34.8% have never married and 4.4% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 53 widowed people living in Orchard Hills.

61.5% of the people living in Orchard Hills over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.0% are working on a part time basis. Orchard Hills has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Orchard Hills are 18.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.3% Managers, 15.2% Professionals, 14.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.7% Labourers, 5.6% Community & personal service workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Orchard Hills work in are 13.5% Construction, 10.9% Retail trade, 10.3% Manufacturing, 8.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.5% Education and training, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Wholesale trade.

51.3% of homes are fully owned, and 33.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $594 per week and the median household income is $1512 per week.

The median rent in Orchard Hills is $323 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3250 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Orchard Hills postcode 2748

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