Oakford Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Oakford (6121) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 29 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Oakford is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakford was 2,409 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Oakford is 39 years of age.

72.1% of people living in the suburb of Oakford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.3% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.0% South Africa, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Italy, 0.5% Singapore, 0.4% India, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.3% United States of America.

91.5% of people living in Oakford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% German, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Polish, 0.4% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Oakford is 27.6% Anglican, 25.0% No religion, 21.7% Catholic, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Baptist, 2.3% Uniting Church, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.0% Buddhism.

58.6% of people are married, 29.7% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 45 widowed people living in Oakford.

59.9% of the people living in Oakford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Oakford has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Oakford are 21.7% Technicians & trades workers, 17.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Managers, 11.1% Professionals, 9.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Labourers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.8% Sales workers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oakford work in are 14.9% Construction, 11.5% Manufacturing, 9.7% Retail trade, 8.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.4% Education and training, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Other services, 4.7% Mining.

29.9% of homes are fully owned, and 60.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $688 per week and the median household income is $1926 per week.

The median rent in Oakford is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2309 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oakford postcode 6121

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