South Grafton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

South Grafton (2460) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 491 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. South Grafton is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of South Grafton was 6,392 and is comprised of approximately 51.0% females and 49.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Grafton is 39 years of age.

87.8% of people living in the suburb of South Grafton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.4% England, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% China , 0.2% Germany, 0.1% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Fiji, 0.1% Denmark, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Pakistan, 0.1% Canada.

91.9% of people living in South Grafton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% German, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of South Grafton is 31.2% Anglican, 20.6% Catholic, 19.0% No religion, 10.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Uniting Church, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.8% Jehovah's Witnesses.

41.8% of people are married, 35.2% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 392 widowed people living in South Grafton.

49.4% of the people living in South Grafton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. South Grafton has an unemployment rate of 11.7%.

The main occupations of people living in South Grafton are 17.6% Labourers, 14.7% Community & personal service workers, 12.9% Sales workers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.9% Professionals, 9.5% Managers, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Grafton work in are 16.8% Retail trade, 14.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Manufacturing, 9.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.3% Public administration and safety, 6.3% Education and training, 5.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.1% Construction, 4.6% Other services.

34.5% of homes are fully owned, and 25.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $384 per week and the median household income is $709 per week.

The median rent in South Grafton is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1213 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Grafton postcode 2460

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