Usher Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Usher (6230) is a suburb of South Western, South West, Western Australia. It is about 159 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Usher is in the federal electorate of Forrest.

In the 2011 census the population of Usher was 2,193 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Usher is 34 years of age.

78.2% of people living in the suburb of Usher were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 3.4% New Zealand, 1.4% Philippines, 1.0% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% India, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Belarus, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Nepal.

89.0% of people living in Usher speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Filipino , 0.5% Tagalog, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% French, 0.3% Dutch, 0.2% Indonesian.

The religious makeup of Usher is 32.7% No religion, 21.2% Catholic, 20.8% Anglican, 9.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Baptist, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Salvation Army, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses.

42.7% of people are married, 37.9% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 64 widowed people living in Usher.

57.0% of the people living in Usher over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.9% are working on a part time basis. Usher has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Usher are 18.5% Technicians & trades workers, 17.7% Labourers, 13.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Professionals, 10.9% Sales workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 6.2% Managers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Usher work in are 13.4% Construction, 13.1% Manufacturing, 11.9% Retail trade, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Education and training, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Other services.

19.3% of homes are fully owned, and 43.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $588 per week and the median household income is $1182 per week.

The median rent in Usher is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Usher postcode 6230

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