Karnup Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Karnup (6176) is a suburb of South Western, Heartlands, Western Australia. It is about 51 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Karnup is in the federal electorate of Brand.

In the 2011 census the population of Karnup was 711 and is comprised of approximately 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

The median/average age of the people in Karnup is 40 years of age.

69.1% of people living in the suburb of Karnup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 18.0% England, 1.5% Wales, 1.3% South Africa, 1.1% Germany, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Croatia, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% India, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Canada, 0.4% Netherlands.

93.5% of people living in Karnup speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Croatian, 1.0% Italian, 1.0% German, 0.6% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Karnup is 32.2% No religion, 27.0% Anglican, 17.2% Catholic, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Baptist, 2.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.0% Lutheran.

60.0% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 6.0% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Karnup.

54.9% of the people living in Karnup over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Karnup has an unemployment rate of 7.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Karnup are 21.5% Technicians & trades workers, 16.1% Professionals, 12.7% Managers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Sales workers, 9.6% Labourers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Karnup work in are 13.4% Retail trade, 11.2% Manufacturing, 11.2% Construction, 7.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.3% Education and training, 5.6% Other services, 5.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

41.2% of homes are fully owned, and 42.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $608 per week and the median household income is $1791 per week.

The median rent in Karnup is $325 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karnup postcode 6176

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