Clarkson Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Clarkson (6030) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 34 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Clarkson is in the federal electorate of Moore.

In the 2011 census the population of Clarkson was 11,687 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Clarkson is 28 years of age.

51.5% of people living in the suburb of Clarkson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 14.1% England, 5.6% New Zealand, 3.3% South Africa, 1.9% Scotland, 1.0% India, 1.0% Zimbabwe, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% Afghanistan, 0.6% Malaysia, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Singapore, 0.5% Poland, 0.5% Germany.

76.6% of people living in Clarkson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.6% Other, 0.8% Dari, 0.7% Spanish, 0.7% Arabic, 0.6% Polish, 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.5% Other.

The religious makeup of Clarkson is 28.6% No religion, 20.6% Catholic, 17.3% Anglican, 11.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Islam, 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.9% Baptist, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Buddhism.

44.6% of people are married, 41.3% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 166 widowed people living in Clarkson.

62.2% of the people living in Clarkson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.1% are working on a part time basis. Clarkson has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Clarkson are 20.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.4% Professionals, 12.1% Labourers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Sales workers, 8.5% Managers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Clarkson work in are 13.6% Construction, 13.0% Retail trade, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Manufacturing, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Education and training, 4.8% Mining.

10.1% of homes are fully owned, and 52.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $685 per week and the median household income is $1481 per week.

The median rent in Clarkson is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Clarkson postcode 6030

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