Leeton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Leeton (2705) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 448 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Leeton is in the federal electorate of Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Leeton was 8,414 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

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

85.8% of people living in the suburb of Leeton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% Italy, 1.0% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.3% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% China , 0.1% Canada, 0.1% Sri Lanka, 0.1% Korea, Republic of , 0.1% Fiji, 0.1% Samoa, 0.1% Tuvalu, 0.1% Netherlands.

87.3% of people living in Leeton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.8% Italian, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.4% Other, 0.2% Samoan, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Tamil, 0.1% Korean.

The religious makeup of Leeton is 38.3% Catholic, 22.2% Anglican, 10.7% No religion, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.2% Uniting Church, 1.6% Brethren, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.7% Lutheran.

49.7% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 7.5% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 481 widowed people living in Leeton.

63.1% of the people living in Leeton 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. Leeton has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Leeton are 18.0% Labourers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Managers, 14.0% Professionals, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Sales workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Leeton work in are 20.3% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.4% Education and training, 7.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Construction, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

36.0% of homes are fully owned, and 32.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $508 per week and the median household income is $977 per week.

The median rent in Leeton is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1333 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Leeton postcode 2705

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