Hornsby Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Hornsby (2077) is a suburb of Sydney, Upper North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 21 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Hornsby is in the federal electorates of Berowra, Bradfield.

In the 2011 census the population of Hornsby was 19,863 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Hornsby is 35 years of age.

48.4% of people living in the suburb of Hornsby were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.8% China , 5.1% India, 3.8% Korea, Republic of , 3.7% England, 2.0% Philippines, 1.9% Hong Kong , 1.9% Iran, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.2% Malaysia, 1.2% Nepal, 0.9% South Africa, 0.8% Japan, 0.7% Sri Lanka, 0.6% Indonesia.

53.1% of people living in Hornsby speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.0% Mandarin, 5.3% Cantonese, 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 4.5% Korean, 3.3% Other, 2.1% Hindi, 2.1% Persian, 2.0% Other, 1.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Hornsby is 25.0% No religion, 20.6% Catholic, 13.9% Anglican, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Hinduism, 4.5% Buddhism, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Islam, 2.6% Christian, nfd.

52.7% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 8.5% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 722 widowed people living in Hornsby.

62.6% of the people living in Hornsby over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.8% are working on a part time basis. Hornsby has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Hornsby are 32.3% Professionals, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Managers, 11.0% Technicians & trades workers, 9.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 6.6% Labourers, 3.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Hornsby work in are 14.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.1% Retail trade, 8.0% Education and training, 7.4% Financial and insurance services, 6.4% Manufacturing, 5.4% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Wholesale trade, 5.0% Construction.

24.4% of homes are fully owned, and 34.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $674 per week and the median household income is $1436 per week.

The median rent in Hornsby is $380 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Hornsby postcode 2077

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