Pelican Point Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Pelican Point (6230) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 152 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Pelican Point is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Pelican Point was 817 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

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

77.1% of people living in the suburb of Pelican Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 4.3% South Africa, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% Scotland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% United States of America, 0.7% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, nfd, 0.7% Italy, 0.6% Zambia, 0.6% Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.5% Singapore, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Poland.

92.8% of people living in Pelican Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Italian, 1.5% Other, 0.6% German, 0.6% Other , 0.5% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Pelican Point is 32.3% Catholic, 28.6% Anglican, 16.5% No religion, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Uniting Church, 3.6% Christian, nfd, 2.8% Baptist, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.7% Seventh-day Adventist.

69.1% of people are married, 18.6% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Pelican Point.

63.3% of the people living in Pelican Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Pelican Point has an unemployment rate of 2.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Pelican Point are 19.0% Managers, 19.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.0% Professionals, 15.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.3% Sales workers, 7.1% Labourers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.5% Community & personal service workers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pelican Point work in are 13.9% Construction, 13.5% Retail trade, 11.4% Manufacturing, 8.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.5% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Education and training, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.3% Mining.

39.6% of homes are fully owned, and 39.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $774 per week and the median household income is $2066 per week.

The median rent in Pelican Point is $385 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2232 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pelican Point postcode 6230

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