Wedgefield Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wedgefield (6721) is a suburb of Northern, Kimberley/North, Western Australia. It is about 1316 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wedgefield is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Wedgefield was 622 and is comprised of approximately 22.7% females and 77.3% males.

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

51.0% of people living in the suburb of Wedgefield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.0% New Zealand, 3.7% England, 2.6% Philippines, 1.8% Scotland, 1.6% Ireland, 1.3% Indonesia, 1.0% Italy, 0.8% Vietnam, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Germany.

67.6% of people living in Wedgefield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 25.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 1.1% Tagalog, 0.6% Croatian, 0.5% Vietnamese, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.5% Other , 0.5% Dutch, 0.5% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Wedgefield is 27.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 23.3% No religion, 20.0% Catholic, 13.7% Anglican, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Uniting Church, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Pentecostal, 1.0% Hinduism.

35.3% of people are married, 47.9% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Wedgefield.

80.3% of the people living in Wedgefield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 9.5% are working on a part time basis. Wedgefield has an unemployment rate of 1.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Wedgefield are 27.8% Technicians & trades workers, 18.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 17.9% Labourers, 10.2% Managers, 10.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Professionals, 3.6% Community & personal service workers, 2.9% Sales workers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wedgefield work in are 42.4% Construction, 13.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Mining, 5.1% Retail trade, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.6% Accommodation and food services, 3.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.6% Other services, 3.4% Health care and social assistance.

21.1% of homes are fully owned, and 18.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 55.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1715 per week and the median household income is $2590 per week.

The median rent in Wedgefield is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wedgefield postcode 6721

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