Kempsey Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Kempsey (2440) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 346 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Kempsey is in the federal electorate of Cowper.

In the 2011 census the population of Kempsey was 389 and is comprised of approximately 47.0% females and 53.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Kempsey is 47 years of age.

81.6% of people living in the suburb of Kempsey were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 1.3% China , 1.3% Malta, 1.3% Philippines, 0.8% India.

88.7% of people living in Kempsey speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Vietnamese, 1.3% Cantonese, 1.0% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Kempsey is 30.8% Catholic, 22.6% Anglican, 16.4% No religion, 10.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Uniting Church, 3.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.8% Pentecostal, 1.5% Other religious affiliation .

29.2% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 14.9% are divorced and 9.7% are separated. There are 35 widowed people living in Kempsey.

45.0% of the people living in Kempsey over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Kempsey has an unemployment rate of 15.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Kempsey are 25.9% Sales workers, 18.5% Labourers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.3% Community & personal service workers, 3.7% Professionals, 2.8% Managers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Kempsey work in are 21.2% Retail trade, 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Manufacturing, 8.8% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Construction, 5.3% Public administration and safety, 5.3% Financial and insurance services, 5.3% Other services.

33.3% of homes are fully owned, and 17.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 43.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $377 per week and the median household income is $581 per week.

The median rent in Kempsey is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1159 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Kempsey postcode 2440

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