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 is 711 and is comprised of 48.1% females and 51.9% males.

The median/average age of the Karnup population is 40 years of age, 3 years above the Australian average.

69.2% of people living in Karnup were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 17.9%, Wales 1.4%, South Africa 1.1%, Germany 1.1%, Croatia 1%.

93.8% of people speak English as their first language 1.3% German, 1% Croatian, 0.7% Hindi, 0.6% Italian, 0% Gaelic (Scotland).

The religious make up of Karnup is 32.4% No Religion, 27% Anglican, 17.2% Catholic, 4.5% Uniting Church, 2.5% Baptist.

60% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 6% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 11 widowed people living in Karnup.

54.4% of the people living in Karnup are employed full time, 32.6% are working on a part time basis. Karnup has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people from Karnup are Technicians and Trades Workers 22.1%, Professionals 15.9%, Managers 12.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.5%, Sales Workers 11%, Labourers 9.3%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.8%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 5.9%.

The median individual income is $608.00 per week and the median household income is $1791.00 per week.

41.4% of homes are fully owned, and 42.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 12.8% of homes are rented.

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

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