Ferguson Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Ferguson (6236) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 166 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Ferguson is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Ferguson was 534 and is comprised of approximately 50.4% females and 49.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ferguson is 45 years of age.

81.1% of people living in the suburb of Ferguson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.5% Hong Kong , 1.1% Netherlands, 1.1% Italy, 0.9% United States of America, 0.9% Scotland.

95.1% of people living in Ferguson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Ferguson is 28.8% No religion, 23.6% Catholic, 22.4% Anglican, 9.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Latter-day Saints, 1.1% Lutheran.

66.3% of people are married, 20.1% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 1.2% are separated. There are 13 widowed people living in Ferguson.

55.1% of the people living in Ferguson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.9% are working on a part time basis. Ferguson has an unemployment rate of 1.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Ferguson are 25.8% Managers, 20.5% Professionals, 13.1% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.1% Labourers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 6.4% Sales workers, 1.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ferguson work in are 17.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.9% Education and training, 9.2% Manufacturing, 7.8% Retail trade, 7.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.4% Construction, 6.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Mining.

46.2% of homes are fully owned, and 44.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $702 per week and the median household income is $1383 per week.

The median rent in Ferguson is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1800 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ferguson postcode 6236

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