Cookernup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Cookernup (6220) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 116 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Cookernup is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Cookernup was 772 and is comprised of approximately 47.4% females and 52.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cookernup is 41 years of age.

80.5% of people living in the suburb of Cookernup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.3% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.3% Italy, 1.2% Qatar, 0.8% Germany, 0.6% Finland, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Scotland.

91.2% of people living in Cookernup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Italian, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Polish.

The religious makeup of Cookernup is 27.2% Catholic, 25.3% No religion, 22.3% Anglican, 12.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.8% Lutheran, 0.6% Baptist.

53.7% of people are married, 31.7% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Cookernup.

54.9% of the people living in Cookernup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Cookernup has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Cookernup are 21.5% Managers, 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 17.7% Labourers, 10.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.9% Professionals, 6.0% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Cookernup work in are 23.9% Manufacturing, 15.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.6% Construction, 7.3% Education and training, 5.7% Retail trade, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 3.3% Wholesale trade.

39.2% of homes are fully owned, and 40.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $506 per week and the median household income is $1367 per week.

The median rent in Cookernup is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1631 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cookernup postcode 6220

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