Sherwood Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Sherwood (2440) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 341 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Sherwood is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 Census the population of Sherwood is 261 and is comprised of 45.6% females and 54.4% males.

The median/average age of the Sherwood population is 51 years of age, 14 years above the Australian average.

84.8% of people living in Sherwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.8%, Israel 1.1%, Malta 1.1%, Netherlands 1.1%, Greece 1.1%.

92.4% of people speak English as their first language 1.1% Maltese, 1.1% Spanish, 0% Welsh, 0% Irish, 0% Gaelic (Scotland).

The religious make up of Sherwood is 24.4% Anglican, 23.3% Catholic, 17.2% No Religion, 8% Jehovah's Witnesses, 3.8% Uniting Church.

62.6% of people are married, 26.1% have never married and 6.8% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Sherwood.

55.2% of the people living in Sherwood are employed full time, 32.8% are working on a part time basis. Sherwood has an unemployment rate of 7.5%.

The main occupations of people from Sherwood are Managers 21.4%, Technicians and Trades Workers 14.3%, Labourers 12.7%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.7%, Professionals 12.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 12.7%, Sales Workers 7.1%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 3.2%.

The median individual income is $459.00 per week and the median household income is $900.00 per week.

57.6% of homes are fully owned, and 28.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.8% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Sherwood is $55 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $750 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Sherwood postcode 2440

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