Darlington Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Darlington (6070) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 21 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Darlington is in the federal electorates of Hasluck, Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of Darlington was 3,524 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Darlington is 43 years of age.

65.3% of people living in the suburb of Darlington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 15.3% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 1.6% Scotland, 1.3% South Africa, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% United States of America, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% Poland, 0.5% Kenya, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.5% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Ireland.

92.1% of people living in Darlington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.7% Polish, 0.7% German, 0.6% French, 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Italian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Hungarian.

The religious makeup of Darlington is 33.3% No religion, 23.5% Anglican, 15.6% Catholic, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.4% Baptist, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses.

59.5% of people are married, 25.0% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 103 widowed people living in Darlington.

55.6% of the people living in Darlington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.6% are working on a part time basis. Darlington has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Darlington are 31.9% Professionals, 15.6% Managers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.9% Community & personal service workers, 4.8% Labourers, 3.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Darlington work in are 14.0% Education and training, 12.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.5% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Retail trade, 7.8% Construction, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Manufacturing, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.3% Mining.

41.1% of homes are fully owned, and 46.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $742 per week and the median household income is $1926 per week.

The median rent in Darlington is $395 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Darlington postcode 6070

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