Woodberry Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Woodberry (2322) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Newcastle, New South Wales. It is about 127 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Woodberry is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Woodberry was 3,155 and is comprised of approximately 52.4% females and 47.6% males.

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

85.0% of people living in the suburb of Woodberry were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Tonga, 0.5% Philippines, 0.4% China , 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Samoa, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Wales.

90.2% of people living in Woodberry speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Other, 0.2% German, 0.2% Samoan, 0.2% Filipino , 0.1% Serbian, 0.1% Polish.

The religious makeup of Woodberry is 30.7% Anglican, 23.6% Catholic, 16.9% No religion, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Uniting Church, 4.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Baptist, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.0% Latter-day Saints, 0.9% Salvation Army.

41.3% of people are married, 38.5% have never married and 10.3% are divorced and 4.4% are separated. There are 130 widowed people living in Woodberry.

56.4% of the people living in Woodberry over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.1% are working on a part time basis. Woodberry has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Woodberry are 23.0% Labourers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.2% Sales workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.0% Professionals, 5.5% Managers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Woodberry work in are 18.3% Manufacturing, 13.6% Retail trade, 13.0% Health care and social assistance, 7.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.0% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Construction, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Administrative and support services, 4.7% Wholesale trade.

27.7% of homes are fully owned, and 37.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $425 per week and the median household income is $934 per week.

The median rent in Woodberry is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Woodberry postcode 2322

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