Marrickville Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Marrickville (2204) is a suburb of Sydney, Inner West, New South Wales. It is about 7 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Marrickville is in the federal electorate of Grayndler.

In the 2011 census the population of Marrickville was 24,613 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Marrickville is 37 years of age.

52.8% of people living in the suburb of Marrickville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.2% Vietnam, 5.1% Greece, 2.8% England, 2.0% New Zealand, 1.8% Lebanon, 1.7% China , 1.7% Portugal, 1.7% Nepal, 1.2% Philippines, 1.0% India, 1.0% Bangladesh, 0.9% Indonesia, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Thailand.

51.0% of people living in Marrickville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.0% Greek, 8.1% Vietnamese, 5.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.2% Arabic, 2.4% Other, 2.3% Portuguese, 2.1% Cantonese, 1.9% Other, 1.5% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Marrickville is 27.3% No religion, 23.7% Catholic, 10.6% Eastern Orthodox, 8.0% Buddhism, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Anglican, 4.7% Islam, 2.4% Hinduism, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.3% Uniting Church.

38.1% of people are married, 45.9% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 983 widowed people living in Marrickville.

62.0% of the people living in Marrickville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.1% are working on a part time basis. Marrickville has an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Marrickville are 30.7% Professionals, 14.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.5% Managers, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.1% Labourers, 7.6% Sales workers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Marrickville work in are 10.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.5% Education and training, 8.5% Retail trade, 7.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Manufacturing, 5.6% Financial and insurance services, 5.0% Information media and telecommunications.

25.6% of homes are fully owned, and 29.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $617 per week and the median household income is $1406 per week.

The median rent in Marrickville is $340 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2324 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Marrickville postcode 2204

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