West Pennant Hills Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

West Pennant Hills (2125) is a suburb of Sydney, Hills, New South Wales. It is about 20 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. West Pennant Hills is in the federal electorates of Berowra, Mitchell.

In the 2011 census the population of West Pennant Hills was 15,967 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Pennant Hills is 41 years of age.

61.7% of people living in the suburb of West Pennant Hills were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 3.9% Hong Kong , 3.8% China , 3.3% India, 2.1% Sri Lanka, 1.8% Malaysia, 1.7% Korea, Republic of , 1.6% South Africa, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.7% Iran, 0.7% Taiwan, 0.6% Indonesia, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Philippines.

67.2% of people living in West Pennant Hills speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.0% Cantonese, 4.0% Mandarin, 2.1% Korean, 1.7% Other, 1.7% Hindi, 1.7% Arabic, 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Sinhalese, 1.2% Tamil.

The religious makeup of West Pennant Hills is 27.5% Catholic, 19.0% Anglican, 17.7% No religion, 4.7% Uniting Church, 4.2% Hinduism, 4.2% Buddhism, 4.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Baptist, 2.1% Islam.

62.2% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 4.2% are divorced and 1.5% are separated. There are 529 widowed people living in West Pennant Hills.

60.4% of the people living in West Pennant Hills over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.6% are working on a part time basis. West Pennant Hills has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in West Pennant Hills are 33.2% Professionals, 19.1% Managers, 16.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.2% Technicians & trades workers, 6.6% Community & personal service workers, 3.4% Labourers, 1.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Pennant Hills work in are 13.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 11.6% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Retail trade, 9.8% Education and training, 7.8% Financial and insurance services, 7.1% Manufacturing, 6.9% Wholesale trade, 6.3% Construction, 4.5% Public administration and safety.

44.0% of homes are fully owned, and 42.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $744 per week and the median household income is $2449 per week.

The median rent in West Pennant Hills is $480 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Pennant Hills postcode 2125

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