Wickham Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wickham (6720) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 1260 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wickham is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Wickham was 1,651 and is comprised of approximately 44.3% females and 55.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wickham is 29 years of age.

70.7% of people living in the suburb of Wickham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% New Zealand, 2.4% England, 0.8% South Africa, 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Botswana, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% Israel, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Thailand, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Germany.

79.0% of people living in Wickham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 16.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.2% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Thai, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Wickham is 28.9% No religion, 23.0% Catholic, 20.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.3% Anglican, 2.8% Uniting Church, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Buddhism.

42.2% of people are married, 46.9% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 8 widowed people living in Wickham.

71.2% of the people living in Wickham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 15.4% are working on a part time basis. Wickham has an unemployment rate of 3.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Wickham are 28.5% Technicians & trades workers, 17.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Professionals, 9.5% Labourers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.4% Sales workers, 4.4% Managers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wickham work in are 52.3% Mining, 6.4% Retail trade, 5.5% Health care and social assistance, 5.2% Education and training, 5.2% Construction, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Administrative and support services, 3.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.5% Accommodation and food services.

1.4% of homes are fully owned, and 4.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 90.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1321 per week and the median household income is $2760 per week.

The median rent in Wickham is $28 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wickham postcode 6720

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