Wingham Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wingham (2429) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 247 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wingham is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Wingham was 5,313 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wingham is 45 years of age.

88.7% of people living in the suburb of Wingham were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Germany, 0.2% Philippines, 0.1% India, 0.1% Japan, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Malta, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Tonga, 0.1% Tokelau.

94.3% of people living in Wingham speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% German, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Japanese, 0.1% Punjabi, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Wingham is 37.0% Anglican, 17.1% No religion, 17.1% Catholic, 7.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 6.1% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 0.7% Salvation Army, 0.6% Seventh-day Adventist.

48.3% of people are married, 27.5% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 374 widowed people living in Wingham.

52.0% of the people living in Wingham over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.5% are working on a part time basis. Wingham has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Wingham are 19.2% Labourers, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Professionals, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.1% Managers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wingham work in are 18.4% Health care and social assistance, 14.5% Retail trade, 13.0% Manufacturing, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Construction, 5.8% Education and training, 5.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Other services, 3.8% Public administration and safety.

42.6% of homes are fully owned, and 30.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $398 per week and the median household income is $766 per week.

The median rent in Wingham is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wingham postcode 2429

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