Hocking Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Hocking (6065) is a suburb of Perth, Northern Suburbs, Western Australia. It is about 21 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Hocking is in the federal electorate of Cowan.

In the 2011 census the population of Hocking was 5,509 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hocking is 31 years of age.

60.2% of people living in the suburb of Hocking were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 12.0% England, 3.5% South Africa, 3.0% New Zealand, 1.7% Scotland, 1.1% Vietnam, 1.1% Philippines, 1.0% Ireland, 0.8% India, 0.7% Zimbabwe, 0.7% Malaysia, 0.6% Italy, 0.6% Wales, 0.6% United States of America, 0.4% China .

80.8% of people living in Hocking speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.8% Other, 1.9% Vietnamese, 1.2% Italian, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.7% Macedonian, 0.6% Croatian, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% German.

The religious makeup of Hocking is 26.7% Catholic, 24.8% No religion, 19.6% Anglican, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Baptist, 2.6% Uniting Church, 2.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Buddhism.

57.4% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 6.9% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 75 widowed people living in Hocking.

63.9% of the people living in Hocking over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.9% are working on a part time basis. Hocking has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Hocking are 19.0% Technicians & trades workers, 17.5% Professionals, 17.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Managers, 9.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 7.6% Labourers, 6.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hocking work in are 12.1% Construction, 11.5% Retail trade, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Manufacturing, 7.1% Education and training, 7.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.0% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Mining, 4.3% Other services.

16.8% of homes are fully owned, and 65.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $813 per week and the median household income is $1875 per week.

The median rent in Hocking is $390 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hocking postcode 6065

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