Cardiff South Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Cardiff South (2285) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 110 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Cardiff South is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Cardiff South was 2,963 and is comprised of approximately 51.1% females and 48.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cardiff South is 38 years of age.

89.7% of people living in the suburb of Cardiff South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% England, 0.7% Germany, 0.4% New Zealand, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Samoa, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Ukraine, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia .

93.5% of people living in Cardiff South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Polish, 0.4% Samoan, 0.3% Croatian, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% German, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of Cardiff South is 27.2% Anglican, 25.8% Catholic, 19.4% No religion, 7.0% Uniting Church, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.3% Baptist, 2.0% Pentecostal, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

49.3% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 141 widowed people living in Cardiff South.

57.2% of the people living in Cardiff South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Cardiff South has an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Cardiff South are 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 18.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.6% Professionals, 11.9% Sales workers, 11.0% Labourers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.0% Managers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cardiff South work in are 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 12.6% Retail trade, 12.1% Manufacturing, 7.7% Construction, 6.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Education and training, 6.2% Other services, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.2% of homes are fully owned, and 44.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $553 per week and the median household income is $1146 per week.

The median rent in Cardiff South is $288 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1650 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cardiff South postcode 2285

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