Port Kennedy Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Port Kennedy (6172) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 47 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Port Kennedy is in the federal electorate of Brand.

In the 2011 census the population of Port Kennedy was 14,105 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Port Kennedy is 30 years of age.

63.7% of people living in the suburb of Port Kennedy were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 14.1% England, 5.6% New Zealand, 1.7% Scotland, 1.4% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% India, 0.3% Singapore, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Thailand.

87.7% of people living in Port Kennedy speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.5% Serbian, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% German, 0.2% Portuguese.

The religious makeup of Port Kennedy is 28.9% No religion, 22.9% Anglican, 18.6% Catholic, 11.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Baptist, 1.6% Lutheran, 1.0% Pentecostal.

52.3% of people are married, 34.2% have never married and 7.3% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 334 widowed people living in Port Kennedy.

60.2% of the people living in Port Kennedy over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.0% are working on a part time basis. Port Kennedy has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Port Kennedy are 21.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Professionals, 11.0% Labourers, 10.8% Sales workers, 9.3% Managers, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Port Kennedy work in are 12.5% Retail trade, 12.0% Manufacturing, 11.6% Construction, 9.8% Health care and social assistance, 9.5% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Education and training, 5.6% Mining, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

16.3% of homes are fully owned, and 52.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $653 per week and the median household income is $1669 per week.

The median rent in Port Kennedy is $330 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Port Kennedy postcode 6172

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