Kelmscott Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Kelmscott (6111) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 23 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Kelmscott is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Kelmscott was 10,019 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kelmscott is 38 years of age.

62.6% of people living in the suburb of Kelmscott were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.0% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 1.5% India, 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% Netherlands, 0.9% Italy, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Malaysia, 0.4% Singapore, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Burma , 0.4% Wales.

85.1% of people living in Kelmscott speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 1.3% Italian, 0.5% Dutch, 0.4% French, 0.4% Other , 0.3% German, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Kelmscott is 27.7% No religion, 21.4% Anglican, 17.9% Catholic, 11.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Baptist, 2.2% Uniting Church, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

46.0% of people are married, 34.6% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 440 widowed people living in Kelmscott.

59.0% of the people living in Kelmscott over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.6% are working on a part time basis. Kelmscott has an unemployment rate of 5.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Kelmscott are 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Professionals, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 11.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.9% Labourers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.7% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kelmscott work in are 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Retail trade, 10.1% Construction, 10.1% Manufacturing, 7.5% Education and training, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Accommodation and food services.

32.3% of homes are fully owned, and 38.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $566 per week and the median household income is $1156 per week.

The median rent in Kelmscott is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kelmscott postcode 6111

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