Dickson Demographics (ACT) Local Stats

Dickson (2602) is a suburb of Canberra, Inner North, Australian Capital Territory. It is about 4 kms from ACT's capital city of Canberra. Dickson is in the federal electorate of Fraser.

In the 2011 census the population of Dickson was 2,139 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Dickson is 32 years of age.

67.8% of people living in the suburb of Dickson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.9% China , 3.4% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.1% India, 1.1% United States of America, 1.0% Indonesia, 0.9% Vietnam, 0.8% Germany, 0.8% Greece, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Korea, Republic of , 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Austria.

75.5% of people living in Dickson speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.1% Mandarin, 2.7% Other, 1.4% Cantonese, 1.2% Vietnamese, 1.1% Greek, 1.0% German, 1.0% Indonesian, 0.9% Italian.

The religious makeup of Dickson is 38.5% No religion, 20.9% Catholic, 8.5% Anglican, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Buddhism, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.4% Islam, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Christian, nfd.

32.9% of people are married, 53.0% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 2.2% are separated. There are 71 widowed people living in Dickson.

63.3% of the people living in Dickson over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.4% are working on a part time basis. Dickson has an unemployment rate of 3.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Dickson are 37.5% Professionals, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Managers, 9.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.3% Sales workers, 3.8% Labourers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.5% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Dickson work in are 32.8% Public administration and safety, 11.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 9.8% Education and training, 8.4% Health care and social assistance, 7.4% Retail trade, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.8% Construction, 3.7% Other services, 3.4% Information media and telecommunications.

26.5% of homes are fully owned, and 24.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 47.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $806 per week and the median household income is $1650 per week.

The median rent in Dickson is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2050 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Dickson postcode 2602

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