Homebush Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Homebush (2140) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 12 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Homebush is in the federal electorate of Reid.

In the 2011 census the population of Homebush was 6,195 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

The median/average age of the people in Homebush is 30 years of age.

33.5% of people living in the suburb of Homebush were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.8% India, 9.4% China , 8.1% Korea, Republic of , 7.0% Sri Lanka, 2.0% Nepal, 1.4% Vietnam, 1.3% Hong Kong , 0.9% England, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.9% Lebanon, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Philippines, 0.6% Pakistan, 0.5% Bangladesh.

29.2% of people living in Homebush speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 9.8% Korean, 9.5% Tamil, 8.4% Mandarin, 5.7% Cantonese, 5.4% Other, 4.1% Other, 3.1% Hindi, 2.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Homebush is 21.9% Catholic, 20.5% Hinduism, 15.2% No religion, 12.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Buddhism, 4.6% Anglican, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Islam, 2.9% Uniting Church, 2.5% Eastern Orthodox.

49.8% of people are married, 40.2% have never married and 4.9% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 181 widowed people living in Homebush.

63.2% of the people living in Homebush over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Homebush has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Homebush are 28.2% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 10.2% Managers, 10.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 8.4% Labourers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Homebush work in are 10.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Retail trade, 9.1% Financial and insurance services, 8.6% Public administration and safety, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Wholesale trade, 6.3% Manufacturing, 6.1% Education and training.

21.5% of homes are fully owned, and 31.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $597 per week and the median household income is $1458 per week.

The median rent in Homebush is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Homebush postcode 2140

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