South Kempsey Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

South Kempsey (2440) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 344 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. South Kempsey is in the federal electorates of Cowper, Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of South Kempsey was 2,466 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

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

87.5% of people living in the suburb of South Kempsey were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.4% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Yemen, 0.3% Canada, 0.2% Finland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Cyprus, 0.2% Singapore, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Poland.

93.1% of people living in South Kempsey speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% German, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Filipino , 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Japanese.

The religious makeup of South Kempsey is 27.8% Catholic, 23.8% Anglican, 17.0% No religion, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Uniting Church, 3.0% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

36.6% of people are married, 42.1% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 5.3% are separated. There are 116 widowed people living in South Kempsey.

46.5% of the people living in South Kempsey over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.5% are working on a part time basis. South Kempsey has an unemployment rate of 14.8%.

The main occupations of people living in South Kempsey are 16.2% Labourers, 14.7% Community & personal service workers, 13.3% Professionals, 13.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.2% Managers, 8.5% Sales workers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Kempsey work in are 18.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.5% Retail trade, 8.3% Construction, 8.2% Education and training, 7.9% Manufacturing, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Other services.

34.1% of homes are fully owned, and 25.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $367 per week and the median household income is $726 per week.

The median rent in South Kempsey is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1122 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Kempsey postcode 2440

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