Richmond Electorate Demographics (NSW)

In the 2011 census the population of Richmond was 133,981 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Richmond is 44 years of age.

78.9% of people living in the electorate of Richmond were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 2.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% United States of America, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% India, 0.3% Canada, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Japan, 0.2% China .

91.0% of people living in Richmond speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Japanese, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Richmond is 26.4% No religion, 22.5% Catholic, 21.0% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Other Religious Groups.

45.9% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 12.2% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 7604 widowed people living in Richmond.

47.7% of the people living in Richmond over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.2% are working on a part time basis. Richmond has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Richmond are 19.4% Professionals, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 12.8% Managers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Labourers, 11.0% Sales workers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Richmond work in are 14.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.3% Retail trade, 10.5% Accommodation and food services, 10.1% Construction, 9.2% Education and training, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 3.5% Administrative and support services.

38.8% of homes are fully owned, and 29.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $461 per week and the median household income is $878 per week.

The median rent in Richmond is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

The Commonwealth electorate of Richmond contains postcodes 2477, 2478, 2479, 2480, 2481, 2482, 2483, 2484, 2485, 2486, 2487, 2488, 2489, 2490 and includes the suburbs of Alstonvale, Back Creek, Bangalow, Banora Point, Bentley, Bexhill, Bilambil, Bilambil Heights, Billinudgel, Binna Burra, Blakebrook, Blue Knob, Bogangar, Booyong, Bray Park, Brays Creek, Broken Head, Brooklet, Brunswick Heads, Bungabbee, Bungalora, Burringbar, Byangum, Byron Bay, Byrrill Creek, Cabarita Beach, Carool, Casuarina, Cedar Creek, Chillingham, Chinderah, Chowan Creek, Clothiers Creek, Clunes, Cobaki, Cobaki Lakes, Coffee Camp, Commissioners Creek, Condong, Coopers Shoot, Coorabell, Corndale, Crabbes Creek, Crystal Creek, Cudgen, Cudgera Creek, Cumbalum, Doon Doon, Dorroughby, Dulguigan, Dum Dum, Dunbible, Dungay, Dunoon, Duranbah, Duroby, East Ballina, Eltham, Eungella, Eureka, Eviron, Ewingsdale, Farrants Hill, Federal, Fernleigh, Fernside, Fernvale, Fingal Head, Georgica, Glengarrie, Goolmangar, Goonengerry, Hastings Point, Hayters Hill, Hopkins Creek, Huonbrook, Jiggi, Keerrong, Kielvale, Kingscliff, Kings Forest, Knockrow, Koonorigan, Koonyum Range, Kunghur, Kunghur Creek, Kynnumboon, Larnook, Lennox Head, Leycester, Limpinwood, Main Arm, Mcleods Shoot, Middle Pocket, Midginbil, Modanville, Montecollum, Mooball, Mountain Top, Mount Burrell, Mount Warning, Mullumbimby, Mullumbimby Creek, Murwillumbah, Myocum, Nashua, New Brighton, Newrybar, Nimbin, Nobbys Creek, North Arm, North Lismore, North Tumbulgum, Numinbah, Numulgi, Nunderi, Ocean Shores, Palmvale, Palmwoods, Pearces Creek, Piggabeen, Possum Creek, Pottsville, Pumpenbil, Repentance Creek, Reserve Creek, Rock Valley, Rosebank, Round Mountain, Rowlands Creek, Skennars Head, Skinners Shoot, Sleepy Hollow, Smiths Creek, South Golden Beach, South Murwillumbah, Stokers Siding, Stony Chute, Stotts Creek, Suffolk Park, Talofa, Tanglewood, Terania Creek, Terragon, Terranora, Teven, The Channon, The Pocket, Tintenbar, Tomewin, Tullera, Tumbulgum, Tuntable Creek, Tweed Heads, Tweed Heads South, Tweed Heads West, Tyagarah, Tyalgum, Tyalgum Creek, Tygalgah, Uki, Upper Burringbar, Upper Coopers Creek, Upper Crystal Creek, Upper Duroby, Upper Main Arm, Upper Wilsons Creek, Urliup, Wardrop Valley, Whian Whian, Wilsons Creek, Woodlawn, Wooyung, Yelgun and Zara.