Shanes Park Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Shanes Park (2747) is a suburb of Sydney, Western Sydney, New South Wales. It is about 43 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Shanes Park is in the federal electorate of Chifley.

In the 2011 census the population of Shanes Park was 400 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

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

69.8% of people living in the suburb of Shanes Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.5% Malta, 4.7% China , 2.0% Cook Islands, 1.5% England, 1.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 1.2% Canada, 1.2% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1.2% Egypt, 1.0% Vietnam, 1.0% Greece, 0.7% New Zealand.

73.9% of people living in Shanes Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.0% Maltese, 5.3% Cantonese, 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Other, 1.5% Greek, 1.0% Hindi, 1.0% Arabic, 0.8% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Shanes Park is 45.2% Catholic, 21.2% Anglican, 10.5% No religion, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Buddhism, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Other Protestant, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Islam, 0.8% Baptist.

47.4% of people are married, 36.1% have never married and 7.2% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Shanes Park.

55.8% of the people living in Shanes Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.2% are working on a part time basis. Shanes Park has an unemployment rate of 10.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Shanes Park are 20.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Managers, 11.2% Labourers, 8.0% Professionals, 6.9% Sales workers, 6.4% Community & personal service workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Shanes Park work in are 15.3% Manufacturing, 13.7% Construction, 12.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Inadequately described/Not stated, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Arts and recreation services, 4.7% Retail trade, 4.7% Electricity, gas, water and waste services.

40.2% of homes are fully owned, and 21.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $462 per week and the median household income is $915 per week.

The median rent in Shanes Park is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Shanes Park postcode 2747

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