Herron Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Herron (6211) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 90 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Herron is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Herron was 429 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Herron is 44 years of age.

64.4% of people living in the suburb of Herron were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 16.0% England, 2.3% Scotland, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.6% South Africa, 1.6% Netherlands, 1.2% Israel, 1.2% Austria, 0.9% Italy, 0.9% Germany.

91.6% of people living in Herron speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Spanish, 1.2% Other, 0.7% German, 0.7% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Herron is 28.8% No religion, 27.8% Anglican, 18.1% Catholic, 11.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Uniting Church, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Pentecostal, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses.

58.0% of people are married, 25.6% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 5.5% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Herron.

54.7% of the people living in Herron over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.2% are working on a part time basis. Herron has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Herron are 27.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Labourers, 15.3% Professionals, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.9% Managers, 6.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.1% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Herron work in are 19.0% Manufacturing, 16.8% Construction, 8.4% Retail trade, 8.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.4% Mining, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Other services, 3.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.4% Inadequately described/Not stated.

37.4% of homes are fully owned, and 53.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $504 per week and the median household income is $1437 per week.

The median rent in Herron is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Herron postcode 6211

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