Wickepin Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Wickepin (6370) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 179 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Wickepin is in the federal electorate of O'Connor.

In the 2011 census the population of Wickepin was 260 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wickepin is 45 years of age.

85.4% of people living in the suburb of Wickepin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.6% England, 2.3% Scotland, 1.9% New Zealand.

91.2% of people living in Wickepin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 1.1% German.

The religious makeup of Wickepin is 33.5% No religion, 25.5% Anglican, 12.2% Uniting Church, 11.0% Catholic, 8.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Salvation Army, 1.1% Buddhism, 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

49.3% of people are married, 24.2% have never married and 13.7% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Wickepin.

50.9% of the people living in Wickepin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.5% are working on a part time basis. Wickepin has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Wickepin are 22.5% Technicians & trades workers, 20.6% Managers, 14.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.8% Professionals, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Labourers, 4.9% Community & personal service workers, 2.9% Sales workers, 2.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wickepin work in are 16.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 15.7% Public administration and safety, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.3% Education and training, 8.3% Other services, 8.3% Wholesale trade, 8.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Administrative and support services, 3.7% Construction.

37.0% of homes are fully owned, and 21.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $380 per week and the median household income is $825 per week.

The median rent in Wickepin is $130 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $626 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wickepin postcode 6370

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