West Kempsey Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

West Kempsey (2440) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 345 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. West Kempsey is in the federal electorate of Cowper.

In the 2011 census the population of West Kempsey was 4,791 and is comprised of approximately 54.2% females and 45.8% males.

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

89.6% of people living in the suburb of West Kempsey were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.7% England, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.5% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Nauru, 0.2% Chile, 0.2% Scotland, 0.1% Netherlands, 0.1% Germany, 0.1% China , 0.1% Jersey, 0.1% Wales, 0.1% Bangladesh.

93.9% of people living in West Kempsey speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Thai, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% German, 0.1% Macedonian.

The religious makeup of West Kempsey is 30.1% Catholic, 26.0% Anglican, 14.3% No religion, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.8% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Salvation Army, 1.2% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses.

35.7% of people are married, 35.1% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 499 widowed people living in West Kempsey.

47.7% of the people living in West Kempsey over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.0% are working on a part time basis. West Kempsey has an unemployment rate of 12.5%.

The main occupations of people living in West Kempsey are 19.5% Community & personal service workers, 14.7% Labourers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Sales workers, 10.8% Professionals, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.0% Managers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Kempsey work in are 20.5% Health care and social assistance, 15.5% Retail trade, 9.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.6% Public administration and safety, 7.1% Education and training, 6.8% Construction, 6.3% Manufacturing, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Administrative and support services.

34.9% of homes are fully owned, and 22.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 38.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $372 per week and the median household income is $633 per week.

The median rent in West Kempsey is $175 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1213 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Kempsey postcode 2440

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