Sandstone Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Sandstone (6639) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 513 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Sandstone is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Sandstone was 105 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Sandstone is 47 years of age.

75.5% of people living in the suburb of Sandstone were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.8% England.

80.4% of people living in Sandstone speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Australian Indigenous Languages .

The religious makeup of Sandstone is 30.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 24.8% No religion, 17.1% Catholic, 16.2% Anglican, 5.7% Uniting Church, 2.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

52.7% of people are married, 25.8% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Sandstone.

80.9% of the people living in Sandstone over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 12.8% are working on a part time basis. Sandstone has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Sandstone are 26.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 23.9% Managers, 19.6% Professionals, 8.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Technicians & trades workers, 6.5% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Labourers.

The main industries people from Sandstone work in are 34.9% Public administration and safety, 18.6% Mining, 14.0% Education and training, 9.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.3% Construction, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

39.5% of homes are fully owned, and 11.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $485 per week and the median household income is $941 per week.

The median rent in Sandstone is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sandstone postcode 6639

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