Singleton Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Singleton (6175) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 55 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Singleton is in the federal electorate of Brand.

In the 2011 census the population of Singleton was 3,010 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Singleton is 33 years of age.

69.1% of people living in the suburb of Singleton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 13.7% England, 4.5% New Zealand, 1.5% Scotland, 1.3% South Africa, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Isle of Man, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Malawi, 0.2% Zimbabwe.

92.5% of people living in Singleton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.5% German, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Polish.

The religious makeup of Singleton is 32.3% No religion, 23.1% Anglican, 20.0% Catholic, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.1% Baptist, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Pentecostal.

56.1% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 39 widowed people living in Singleton.

58.0% of the people living in Singleton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.8% are working on a part time basis. Singleton has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Singleton are 21.1% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Professionals, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Labourers, 10.1% Managers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Singleton work in are 15.7% Construction, 10.9% Manufacturing, 10.2% Retail trade, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Education and training, 6.3% Mining, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

21.5% of homes are fully owned, and 54.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $682 per week and the median household income is $1732 per week.

The median rent in Singleton is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Singleton postcode 6175

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