Wauchope Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wauchope (2446) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 304 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wauchope is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Wauchope was 5,952 and is comprised of approximately 53.0% females and 47.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wauchope is 40 years of age.

87.7% of people living in the suburb of Wauchope were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Germany, 0.1% India, 0.1% Croatia, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Singapore, 0.1% Thailand, 0.1% Chile, 0.1% Lebanon, 0.1% Canada.

94.1% of people living in Wauchope speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Croatian, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Wauchope is 30.7% Anglican, 22.5% Catholic, 16.7% No religion, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.9% Uniting Church, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal, 1.0% Baptist, 0.9% Salvation Army.

46.0% of people are married, 28.0% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 4.7% are separated. There are 498 widowed people living in Wauchope.

50.6% of the people living in Wauchope over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Wauchope has an unemployment rate of 7.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Wauchope are 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.7% Labourers, 13.5% Sales workers, 13.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.9% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Professionals, 9.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.8% Managers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wauchope work in are 15.6% Health care and social assistance, 15.2% Retail trade, 8.8% Construction, 8.3% Manufacturing, 7.8% Accommodation and food services, 6.2% Education and training, 5.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Other services, 4.7% Wholesale trade.

36.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $397 per week and the median household income is $735 per week.

The median rent in Wauchope is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wauchope postcode 2446

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