Potts Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Potts Point (2011) is a suburb of Sydney, Eastern Suburbs, New South Wales. It is about 2 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Potts Point is in the federal electorate of Wentworth.

In the 2011 census the population of Potts Point was 6,862 and is comprised of approximately 43.5% females and 56.5% males.

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

48.9% of people living in the suburb of Potts Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% England, 4.7% New Zealand, 2.0% United States of America, 1.3% France, 1.1% Germany, 1.0% Thailand, 1.0% Ireland, 0.9% Philippines, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Malaysia, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% China , 0.7% Italy.

68.4% of people living in Potts Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Spanish, 1.6% French, 1.6% Other, 1.3% Italian, 1.2% German, 1.1% Thai, 0.8% Mandarin, 0.7% Korean.

The religious makeup of Potts Point is 34.6% No religion, 20.6% Catholic, 17.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.6% Anglican, 3.2% Buddhism, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Eastern Orthodox, 1.6% Judaism, 1.5% Uniting Church, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

17.7% of people are married, 68.6% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 2.0% are separated. There are 129 widowed people living in Potts Point.

74.7% of the people living in Potts Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.2% are working on a part time basis. Potts Point has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Potts Point are 36.3% Professionals, 16.8% Managers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Technicians & trades workers, 7.0% Sales workers, 3.0% Labourers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Potts Point work in are 16.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 13.0% Public administration and safety, 10.2% Financial and insurance services, 9.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Retail trade, 6.5% Health care and social assistance, 6.3% Education and training, 5.6% Information media and telecommunications, 4.5% Administrative and support services.

15.2% of homes are fully owned, and 19.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 63.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1103 per week and the median household income is $1506 per week.

The median rent in Potts Point is $400 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Potts Point postcode 2011

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