Carey Park Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Carey Park (6230) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 157 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Carey Park is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Carey Park was 5,039 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Carey Park is 37 years of age.

73.9% of people living in the suburb of Carey Park were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 1.8% Philippines, 0.8% India, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Ghana, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% China , 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.3% Netherlands.

84.9% of people living in Carey Park speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.9% Filipino , 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Korean, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% German, 0.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Carey Park is 27.3% No religion, 23.2% Anglican, 19.3% Catholic, 12.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Uniting Church, 2.5% Baptist, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.2% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

36.9% of people are married, 40.0% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 289 widowed people living in Carey Park.

55.5% of the people living in Carey Park over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Carey Park has an unemployment rate of 8.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Carey Park are 21.1% Technicians & trades workers, 17.6% Labourers, 12.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 10.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 9.8% Professionals, 5.2% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Carey Park work in are 14.6% Construction, 12.9% Manufacturing, 12.5% Retail trade, 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Education and training, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Other services.

22.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 45.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $505 per week and the median household income is $930 per week.

The median rent in Carey Park is $245 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1387 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Carey Park postcode 6230

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