Lockhart Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lockhart (2656) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 438 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lockhart is in the federal electorates of Farrer, Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Lockhart was 1,295 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lockhart is 47 years of age.

91.0% of people living in the suburb of Lockhart were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.2% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.5% Pakistan, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands.

94.8% of people living in Lockhart speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Urdu, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Lockhart is 37.2% Catholic, 19.6% Anglican, 12.0% Uniting Church, 9.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 7.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% No religion, 2.9% Lutheran, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal, 0.7% Baptist.

57.6% of people are married, 23.3% have never married and 6.2% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 106 widowed people living in Lockhart.

60.6% of the people living in Lockhart over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Lockhart has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Lockhart are 40.5% Managers, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Professionals, 7.7% Labourers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.6% Sales workers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lockhart work in are 37.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.9% Retail trade, 6.7% Education and training, 5.3% Construction, 4.0% Accommodation and food services, 3.1% Inadequately described/Not stated.

53.8% of homes are fully owned, and 23.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $442 per week and the median household income is $806 per week.

The median rent in Lockhart is $70 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lockhart postcode 2656

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