Forest Hill Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Forest Hill (2651) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 372 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Forest Hill is in the federal electorate of Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Forest Hill was 2,216 and is comprised of approximately 40.8% females and 59.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Forest Hill is 24 years of age.

88.6% of people living in the suburb of Forest Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Philippines, 0.5% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Solomon Islands, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% India, 0.2% United Arab Emirates, 0.2% Nepal, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Malaysia, 0.2% Brazil, 0.2% China , 0.2% Netherlands.

92.9% of people living in Forest Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.4% Tagalog, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Korean, 0.2% Arabic, 0.1% Vietnamese, 0.1% Punjabi, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Forest Hill is 26.9% Catholic, 24.5% Anglican, 22.4% No religion, 5.2% Uniting Church, 5.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Lutheran, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

36.3% of people are married, 51.7% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 35 widowed people living in Forest Hill.

72.8% of the people living in Forest Hill over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.3% are working on a part time basis. Forest Hill has an unemployment rate of 3.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Forest Hill are 38.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.7% Labourers, 9.1% Professionals, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.7% Sales workers, 6.0% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Forest Hill work in are 42.6% Public administration and safety, 8.1% Retail trade, 8.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.9% Manufacturing, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.1% Education and training, 3.9% Construction, 2.2% Other services.

16.5% of homes are fully owned, and 42.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $694 per week and the median household income is $1205 per week.

The median rent in Forest Hill is $214 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Forest Hill postcode 2651

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