Wallacia Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wallacia (2745) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 52 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wallacia is in the federal electorate of Macarthur.

In the 2011 census the population of Wallacia was 1,700 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wallacia is 39 years of age.

78.7% of people living in the suburb of Wallacia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.0% Malta, 0.7% Lebanon, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Cambodia, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Serbia, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Croatia, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Wales.

87.1% of people living in Wallacia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.6% Maltese, 1.1% Arabic, 0.8% Italian, 0.5% Khmer, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Croatian, 0.4% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Wallacia is 40.1% Catholic, 28.6% Anglican, 11.4% No religion, 5.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Buddhism, 0.6% Eastern Orthodox, 0.6% Pentecostal.

55.9% of people are married, 28.5% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 60 widowed people living in Wallacia.

62.3% of the people living in Wallacia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.1% are working on a part time basis. Wallacia has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Wallacia are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 17.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 17.2% Managers, 12.4% Professionals, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.0% Labourers, 7.6% Sales workers, 6.9% Community & personal service workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wallacia work in are 15.8% Construction, 12.1% Manufacturing, 9.0% Retail trade, 7.6% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Wholesale trade, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Education and training, 5.2% Other services.

39.6% of homes are fully owned, and 40.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $632 per week and the median household income is $1309 per week.

The median rent in Wallacia is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2080 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wallacia postcode 2745

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