Hastings Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Hastings (6308) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 112 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Hastings is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2006 Census the population of Hastings is 6,882 and is comprised of 48.7% males and 51.3% females.

The median/average age of the Hastings population is 36 years of age, 1 year below the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Hastings is 74.6% Australia, 7.4% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 1% Scotland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany.

89.4% of people speak English as their first language, 0.3% speak German, 0.3% speak Dutch, 0.2% speak Cantonese, 0.2% speak Polish, 0.2% speak Croatian.

The religious make up of Hastings is 27.5% No Religion, 20.8% Anglican, 19.4% Catholic, 4.2% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed.

40.5% of people are married, 33.6% have never married and 17.4% are separated or divorced. There are 453 widowed people living in Hastings.

54.7% of the people living in Hastings are employed full time, while 30.1% are employed on a part time basis. Hastings has an above average unemployment rate of 9.1% and 2061 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $357.00 per week and the average household income is $650.00 per week.

The average rent in Hastings is $150 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $1127 per month. 25.7% are fully owned, and 28.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.3% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hastings postcode 6308

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