Pegs Creek Demographics (WA) Local Stats

Pegs Creek (6714) is a suburb of Northern, Pilbara, Western Australia. It is about 1252 kms from WA's capital city of Perth. Pegs Creek is in the federal electorate of Durack.

In the 2011 census the population of Pegs Creek was 1,878 and is comprised of approximately 47.2% females and 52.8% males.

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

60.0% of people living in the suburb of Pegs Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% New Zealand, 3.7% England, 3.1% Philippines, 1.2% South Africa, 1.0% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.4% China , 0.4% Thailand, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Timor-Leste, 0.3% India, 0.3% Denmark, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Indonesia.

71.8% of people living in Pegs Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 21.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Tagalog, 1.4% Other, 1.3% Filipino , 0.6% Mandarin, 0.5% Thai, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Pegs Creek is 24.5% No religion, 24.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 21.8% Catholic, 13.6% Anglican, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 2.6% Uniting Church, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.5% Baptist, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

44.8% of people are married, 43.4% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Pegs Creek.

74.4% of the people living in Pegs Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 14.0% are working on a part time basis. Pegs Creek has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Pegs Creek are 23.6% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Professionals, 11.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.9% Managers, 10.2% Labourers, 7.2% Sales workers, 5.5% Community & personal service workers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pegs Creek work in are 20.7% Construction, 13.2% Mining, 8.9% Education and training, 8.8% Retail trade, 7.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 3.8% Other services.

7.2% of homes are fully owned, and 17.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 69.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1363 per week and the median household income is $2826 per week.

The median rent in Pegs Creek is $153 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2817 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pegs Creek postcode 6714

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