Shenton Park Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Shenton Park (6008) is a suburb of Perth, Inner Western Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 4 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Shenton Park is in the federal electorate of Curtin.

In the 2011 census the population of Shenton Park was 4,350 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

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

62.0% of people living in the suburb of Shenton Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.5% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.6% South Africa, 1.6% Scotland, 1.4% United States of America, 1.4% Malaysia, 1.0% India, 1.0% Singapore, 0.9% Canada, 0.8% China , 0.7% Ireland, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Netherlands.

82.0% of people living in Shenton Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.2% Other, 1.7% Mandarin, 1.3% French, 0.9% Cantonese, 0.7% German, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Shenton Park is 35.6% No religion, 19.4% Anglican, 18.8% Catholic, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Uniting Church, 2.1% Buddhism, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Islam.

46.3% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 204 widowed people living in Shenton Park.

59.1% of the people living in Shenton Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.7% are working on a part time basis. Shenton Park has an unemployment rate of 3.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Shenton Park are 48.9% Professionals, 13.2% Managers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 6.6% Sales workers, 6.5% Technicians & trades workers, 4.2% Labourers, 1.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Shenton Park work in are 19.6% Health care and social assistance, 17.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 14.1% Education and training, 6.4% Retail trade, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Mining, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 3.8% Manufacturing, 3.5% Construction.

33.6% of homes are fully owned, and 26.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $892 per week and the median household income is $1869 per week.

The median rent in Shenton Park is $373 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Shenton Park postcode 6008

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