Arcadia Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Arcadia (2159) is a suburb of Sydney, Hills, New South Wales. It is about 31 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Arcadia is in the federal electorate of Berowra.

In the 2011 census the population of Arcadia was 1,305 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Arcadia is 40 years of age.

79.3% of people living in the suburb of Arcadia were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% England, 2.0% Italy, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.6% Scotland, 0.7% Lebanon, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Cyprus, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Ethiopia, 0.4% Mauritius, 0.4% Israel, 0.4% Malaysia, 0.4% Norway.

89.4% of people living in Arcadia speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Italian, 1.8% Arabic, 1.2% Other, 1.0% German, 0.8% French, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.4% Croatian, 0.4% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Arcadia is 29.0% Catholic, 22.8% Anglican, 19.1% No religion, 6.9% Uniting Church, 5.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Pentecostal, 2.1% Baptist, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

57.8% of people are married, 29.1% have never married and 6.3% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Arcadia.

59.7% of the people living in Arcadia over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.9% are working on a part time basis. Arcadia has an unemployment rate of 1.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Arcadia are 20.9% Professionals, 19.9% Managers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 8.6% Sales workers, 6.9% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Arcadia work in are 11.0% Construction, 10.5% Retail trade, 10.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.4% Wholesale trade, 7.8% Education and training, 5.8% Other services, 5.1% Manufacturing, 4.6% Accommodation and food services.

41.5% of homes are fully owned, and 35.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $699 per week and the median household income is $1756 per week.

The median rent in Arcadia is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Arcadia postcode 2159

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