College Grove Demographics (WA) Local Stats

College Grove (6230) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 160 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. College Grove is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of College Grove was 1,484 and is comprised of approximately 41.5% females and 58.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of College Grove is 34 years of age.

58.1% of people living in the suburb of College Grove were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 18.8% Australia , nfd, 6.1% England, 2.8% New Zealand, 1.5% South Africa, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.7% India, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.4% Afghanistan, 0.4% Zambia, 0.4% Singapore.

70.2% of people living in College Grove speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 26.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian, 0.9% Other, 0.3% Tamil, 0.3% Persian, 0.3% German, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of College Grove is 28.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 20.1% Catholic, 20.0% No religion, 18.4% Anglican, 3.2% Uniting Church, 1.5% Baptist, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Islam.

44.7% of people are married, 40.6% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 31 widowed people living in College Grove.

57.6% of the people living in College Grove over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.3% are working on a part time basis. College Grove has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in College Grove are 19.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Professionals, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 10.9% Labourers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Managers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from College Grove work in are 14.4% Construction, 14.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.6% Retail trade, 9.0% Manufacturing, 7.3% Education and training, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Other services, 5.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.1% Public administration and safety.

22.4% of homes are fully owned, and 50.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $588 per week and the median household income is $1649 per week.

The median rent in College Grove is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for College Grove postcode 6230

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