Bluff Point Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Bluff Point (6530) is a suburb of South East & Central, Mid West, Western Australia. It is about 377 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Bluff Point is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Bluff Point was 1,337 and is comprised of approximately 55.0% females and 45.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bluff Point is 48 years of age.

78.0% of people living in the suburb of Bluff Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.9% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.2% Philippines, 1.0% Italy, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% South Africa, 0.5% China , 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% Switzerland, 0.4% Samoa, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% India.

88.6% of people living in Bluff Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other, 1.6% Italian, 0.7% Filipino , 0.6% Other , 0.6% German, 0.4% Indonesian, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Bluff Point is 30.1% Catholic, 26.1% Anglican, 19.2% No religion, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Pentecostal, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Baptist, 1.0% Buddhism.

47.4% of people are married, 28.6% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 151 widowed people living in Bluff Point.

59.7% of the people living in Bluff Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.5% are working on a part time basis. Bluff Point has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Bluff Point are 18.7% Professionals, 17.9% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Labourers, 10.7% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Managers, 10.6% Sales workers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bluff Point work in are 13.3% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Construction, 10.2% Education and training, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Manufacturing, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

38.6% of homes are fully owned, and 20.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $589 per week and the median household income is $1152 per week.

The median rent in Bluff Point is $224 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bluff Point postcode 6530

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