Alstonville Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Alstonville (2477) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 598 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Alstonville is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Alstonville was 5,648 and is comprised of approximately 54.3% females and 45.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Alstonville is 48 years of age.

86.1% of people living in the suburb of Alstonville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% South Africa, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% India, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% China , 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Ireland.

94.9% of people living in Alstonville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Alstonville is 24.3% Anglican, 22.1% Catholic, 20.5% No religion, 8.1% Uniting Church, 5.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Baptist, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.5% Pentecostal.

52.7% of people are married, 23.5% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 488 widowed people living in Alstonville.

52.9% of the people living in Alstonville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.6% are working on a part time basis. Alstonville has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Alstonville are 22.6% Professionals, 14.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 11.9% Managers, 11.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Labourers, 10.1% Sales workers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Alstonville work in are 18.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Education and training, 11.5% Retail trade, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.7% Construction, 5.8% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

46.4% of homes are fully owned, and 27.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $477 per week and the median household income is $888 per week.

The median rent in Alstonville is $265 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Alstonville postcode 2477

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