Somerville Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Somerville (6430) is a suburb of South East & Central, Goldfields, Western Australia. It is about 548 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Somerville is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Somerville was 3,810 and is comprised of approximately 47.3% females and 52.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Somerville is 31 years of age.

69.5% of people living in the suburb of Somerville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.9% New Zealand, 3.3% South Africa, 2.5% England, 2.0% Zimbabwe, 0.8% India, 0.8% Philippines, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% China , 0.4% Pakistan, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Zambia, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Germany.

83.5% of people living in Somerville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.9% Other, 0.5% Filipino , 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Hindi, 0.4% Urdu, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Croatian, 0.3% Italian.

The religious makeup of Somerville is 27.8% Catholic, 24.0% No religion, 16.1% Anglican, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Christian, nfd, 4.1% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Baptist, 2.0% Churches of Christ, 1.1% Pentecostal.

51.5% of people are married, 38.9% have never married and 5.4% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 50 widowed people living in Somerville.

71.5% of the people living in Somerville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.3% are working on a part time basis. Somerville has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Somerville are 23.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Professionals, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.7% Managers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.8% Labourers, 5.8% Sales workers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Somerville work in are 21.8% Mining, 8.3% Construction, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.5% Manufacturing, 7.1% Education and training, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Health care and social assistance, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Other services.

16.6% of homes are fully owned, and 42.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1061 per week and the median household income is $2431 per week.

The median rent in Somerville is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Somerville postcode 6430

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