Grafton LocalStats Australia

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In the 2011 census the population of Grafton was 18,359 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Grafton is 41 years of age.

89.8% of people living in the region of Grafton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.9% United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Germany, 0.1% India, 0.1% China , 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% South Africa.

93.1% of people living in Grafton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.2% German, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Punjabi.

The religious makeup of Grafton is 32.8% Anglican, 23.5% Catholic, 16.4% No religion, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.1% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.7% Jehovah's Witnesses.

44.3% of people are married, 32.4% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 1332 widowed people living in Grafton.

52.2% of the people living in Grafton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. Grafton has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Grafton are 14.6% Community & personal service workers, 13.9% Professionals, 13.6% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Sales workers, 12.9% Labourers, 9.6% Managers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Grafton work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 15.5% Retail trade, 10.1% Public administration and safety, 8.8% Manufacturing, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Education and training, 6.3% Construction, 4.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.0% Other services.

37.7% of homes are fully owned, and 28.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $427 per week and the median household income is $790 per week.

The median rent in Grafton is $208 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.