Falcon Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Falcon (6210) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 73 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Falcon is in the federal electorate of Canning.

In the 2011 census the population of Falcon was 4,666 and is comprised of approximately 49.6% females and 50.4% males.

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

74.7% of people living in the suburb of Falcon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 9.3% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% South Africa, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Isle of Man, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% China .

92.3% of people living in Falcon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% German, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.1% Greek.

The religious makeup of Falcon is 27.7% No religion, 27.1% Anglican, 19.4% Catholic, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.2% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.1% Buddhism, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

52.1% of people are married, 28.7% have never married and 11.0% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 169 widowed people living in Falcon.

53.6% of the people living in Falcon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Falcon has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Falcon are 22.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Professionals, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 10.6% Labourers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.6% Managers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Falcon work in are 15.8% Construction, 12.4% Retail trade, 10.1% Manufacturing, 9.4% Education and training, 8.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.0% Mining, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 3.8% Other services.

37.7% of homes are fully owned, and 26.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $474 per week and the median household income is $937 per week.

The median rent in Falcon is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Falcon postcode 6210

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