York Demographics (WA) Local Stats

York (6302) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 86 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. York is in the federal electorate of Pearce.

In the 2011 census the population of York was 2,387 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of York is 46 years of age.

74.4% of people living in the suburb of York were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Singapore, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Albania.

91.7% of people living in York speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% Persian.

The religious makeup of York is 28.5% No religion, 23.0% Anglican, 16.9% Catholic, 12.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Salvation Army, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Churches of Christ.

52.5% of people are married, 26.6% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 137 widowed people living in York.

53.5% of the people living in York over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. York has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in York are 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 13.7% Managers, 13.3% Labourers, 13.1% Professionals, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.2% Sales workers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from York work in are 12.8% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Construction, 8.0% Education and training, 7.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Mining, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

39.3% of homes are fully owned, and 34.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $442 per week and the median household income is $850 per week.

The median rent in York is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for York postcode 6302

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