Beechwood Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Beechwood (2446) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 303 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Beechwood is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Beechwood was 571 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

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

91.2% of people living in the suburb of Beechwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.6% England, 1.2% Scotland, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% United States of America.

97.2% of people living in Beechwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Beechwood is 30.1% Anglican, 17.7% No religion, 16.1% Catholic, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.8% Uniting Church, 6.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist.

52.6% of people are married, 25.3% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 30 widowed people living in Beechwood.

53.0% of the people living in Beechwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.8% are working on a part time basis. Beechwood has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Beechwood are 15.5% Professionals, 15.1% Community & personal service workers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.9% Managers, 12.3% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Labourers, 9.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.7% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Beechwood work in are 16.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Retail trade, 11.6% Construction, 8.8% Manufacturing, 8.0% Education and training, 8.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.6% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 5.2% Other services, 5.2% Accommodation and food services.

43.3% of homes are fully owned, and 39.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $428 per week and the median household income is $836 per week.

The median rent in Beechwood is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1408 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Beechwood postcode 2446

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