Peak Hill Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Peak Hill (6642) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 795 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Peak Hill is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Peak Hill was 567 and is comprised of approximately 24.3% females and 75.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Peak Hill is 38 years of age.

61.0% of people living in the suburb of Peak Hill were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.1% New Zealand, 5.5% England, 1.2% Philippines, 1.1% Ireland, 0.9% Brazil, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Scotland.

76.0% of people living in Peak Hill speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 18.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.7% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.5% Greek, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.5% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Peak Hill is 27.3% No religion, 22.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 19.8% Catholic, 16.6% Anglican, 2.3% Other religious affiliation , 2.3% Uniting Church, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.9% Salvation Army, 0.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

37.6% of people are married, 47.9% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Peak Hill.

81.7% of the people living in Peak Hill over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 10.8% are working on a part time basis. Peak Hill has an unemployment rate of 0.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Peak Hill are 34.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 24.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Labourers, 12.2% Managers, 8.9% Professionals, 2.7% Community & personal service workers, 2.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 0.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Peak Hill work in are 62.1% Mining, 10.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Accommodation and food services, 3.8% Education and training, 3.2% Other services, 3.2% Construction, 1.6% Manufacturing, 1.6% Inadequately described/Not stated.

30.8% of homes are fully owned, and 7.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 46.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1532 per week and the median household income is $587 per week.

The median rent in Peak Hill is $75 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Peak Hill postcode 6642

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