Herne Hill Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Herne Hill (6056) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 20 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Herne Hill is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Herne Hill was 1,576 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Herne Hill is 42 years of age.

67.7% of people living in the suburb of Herne Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 4.1% Italy, 2.5% Croatia, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.4% Finland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Serbia, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Kenya, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Wales.

77.7% of people living in Herne Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.9% Italian, 3.1% Croatian, 1.3% Other, 0.4% Hungarian, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Herne Hill is 33.2% Catholic, 20.1% Anglican, 18.3% No religion, 13.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 3.2% Uniting Church, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Buddhism, 0.6% Baptist, 0.5% Islam.

56.6% of people are married, 30.6% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 52 widowed people living in Herne Hill.

59.5% of the people living in Herne Hill 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. Herne Hill has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Herne Hill are 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Managers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.4% Professionals, 12.3% Labourers, 11.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 6.7% Sales workers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Herne Hill work in are 12.2% Manufacturing, 12.1% Construction, 9.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.2% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Education and training, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Other services, 5.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

46.6% of homes are fully owned, and 33.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $606 per week and the median household income is $1381 per week.

The median rent in Herne Hill is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1885 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Herne Hill postcode 6056

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