Alexander Heights Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Alexander Heights (6064) is a suburb of Perth, Eastern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 14 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Alexander Heights is in the federal electorate of Cowan.

In the 2011 census the population of Alexander Heights was 7,695 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Alexander Heights is 35 years of age.

58.5% of people living in the suburb of Alexander Heights were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 5.1% Vietnam, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.9% India, 1.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.4% Burma , 1.3% Malaysia, 1.0% Italy, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Sudan, 0.8% China , 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% Singapore, 0.6% Iraq.

66.4% of people living in Alexander Heights speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.5% Vietnamese, 4.1% Other, 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Macedonian, 2.2% Arabic, 1.7% Italian, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.2% Serbian, 0.8% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Alexander Heights is 28.4% Catholic, 18.2% No religion, 14.8% Anglican, 8.0% Buddhism, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Eastern Orthodox, 3.7% Islam, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Uniting Church, 2.1% Baptist.

51.2% of people are married, 34.5% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 221 widowed people living in Alexander Heights.

60.3% of the people living in Alexander Heights over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Alexander Heights has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Alexander Heights are 18.0% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Professionals, 12.1% Labourers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Sales workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.3% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Alexander Heights work in are 12.3% Retail trade, 10.6% Manufacturing, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Construction, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Education and training, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Wholesale trade, 4.9% Professional, scientific and technical services.

28.4% of homes are fully owned, and 50.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $590 per week and the median household income is $1471 per week.

The median rent in Alexander Heights is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1712 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Alexander Heights postcode 6064

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