Bridgetown Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Bridgetown (6255) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 224 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Bridgetown is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Bridgetown was 2,733 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

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

72.4% of people living in the suburb of Bridgetown were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.9% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 0.9% Scotland, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.8% Philippines, 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% France, 0.4% Italy, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Bahrain.

94.3% of people living in Bridgetown speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Dutch, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% German, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Bridgetown is 33.3% No religion, 26.7% Anglican, 16.0% Catholic, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Uniting Church, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Baptist, 0.9% Other Religious Groups.

54.5% of people are married, 24.1% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 140 widowed people living in Bridgetown.

49.4% of the people living in Bridgetown over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.4% are working on a part time basis. Bridgetown has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Bridgetown are 16.8% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Professionals, 14.0% Labourers, 11.5% Community & personal service workers, 11.4% Managers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 9.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bridgetown work in are 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Retail trade, 9.7% Education and training, 9.2% Construction, 8.4% Mining, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Manufacturing, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 3.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

37.3% of homes are fully owned, and 35.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $468 per week and the median household income is $843 per week.

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

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bridgetown postcode 6255

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