Northampton Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Northampton (6535) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 418 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Northampton is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Northampton was 868 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Northampton is 46 years of age.

79.9% of people living in the suburb of Northampton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Laos, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Germany, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States of America.

94.7% of people living in Northampton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.5% German, 0.3% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Northampton is 28.8% Catholic, 26.6% Anglican, 22.7% No religion, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.9% Lutheran, 0.8% Latter-day Saints, 0.7% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.7% Christian, nfd.

45.2% of people are married, 32.3% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 62 widowed people living in Northampton.

53.8% of the people living in Northampton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Northampton has an unemployment rate of 9.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Northampton are 20.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.8% Labourers, 15.4% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Professionals, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.9% Managers, 8.3% Sales workers, 4.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Northampton work in are 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Accommodation and food services, 10.0% Retail trade, 10.0% Mining, 9.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 8.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.1% Education and training, 7.8% Construction.

47.2% of homes are fully owned, and 23.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $369 per week and the median household income is $742 per week.

The median rent in Northampton is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Northampton postcode 6535

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