Cardiff Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Cardiff (2285) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 111 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Cardiff is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Cardiff was 5,779 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cardiff is 37 years of age.

86.3% of people living in the suburb of Cardiff were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.6% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Germany, 0.5% Italy, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Poland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% China , 0.2% Thailand, 0.1% Ukraine, 0.1% Chile.

91.9% of people living in Cardiff speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% German, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Greek, 0.2% Macedonian, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Cardiff is 24.6% Catholic, 24.1% Anglican, 21.7% No religion, 7.2% Uniting Church, 6.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.3% Buddhism.

44.0% of people are married, 34.4% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 313 widowed people living in Cardiff.

59.9% of the people living in Cardiff over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.7% are working on a part time basis. Cardiff has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Cardiff are 17.9% Professionals, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 15.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.2% Labourers, 10.9% Sales workers, 9.6% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Managers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cardiff work in are 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Retail trade, 11.5% Manufacturing, 8.2% Construction, 8.0% Education and training, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.9% of homes are fully owned, and 38.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $544 per week and the median household income is $1098 per week.

The median rent in Cardiff is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cardiff postcode 2285

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