Southern Cross Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Southern Cross (6426) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 338 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Southern Cross is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Southern Cross was 842 and is comprised of approximately 46.1% females and 53.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Southern Cross is 37 years of age.

78.0% of people living in the suburb of Southern Cross were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% New Zealand, 2.5% England, 1.1% Zimbabwe, 1.1% Philippines, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Croatia, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Germany.

88.3% of people living in Southern Cross speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Filipino , 1.0% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Other.

The religious makeup of Southern Cross is 31.8% Catholic, 26.9% No religion, 19.9% Anglican, 10.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.7% Eastern Orthodox.

49.3% of people are married, 33.2% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 19 widowed people living in Southern Cross.

66.2% of the people living in Southern Cross over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.3% are working on a part time basis. Southern Cross has an unemployment rate of 2.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Southern Cross are 21.9% Technicians & trades workers, 17.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 13.8% Managers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Professionals, 9.7% Labourers, 7.4% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Sales workers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Southern Cross work in are 15.8% Mining, 12.5% Construction, 11.5% Retail trade, 9.9% Public administration and safety, 8.1% Education and training, 7.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Other services, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

28.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $647 per week and the median household income is $1285 per week.

The median rent in Southern Cross is $125 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1051 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Southern Cross postcode 6426

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