Tweed Heads South Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tweed Heads South (2486) is a suburb of North Coast, Tweed Coast, New South Wales. It is about 668 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tweed Heads South is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Tweed Heads South was 7,902 and is comprised of approximately 53.3% females and 46.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tweed Heads South is 52 years of age.

72.3% of people living in the suburb of Tweed Heads South were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.4% England, 3.5% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% China , 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Thailand, 0.2% India, 0.2% United States of America.

89.4% of people living in Tweed Heads South speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.5% Mandarin, 0.4% German, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Tweed Heads South is 28.0% Anglican, 23.8% Catholic, 15.8% No religion, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.3% Uniting Church, 3.7% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.1% Baptist.

42.8% of people are married, 26.9% have never married and 13.3% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 869 widowed people living in Tweed Heads South.

47.5% of the people living in Tweed Heads South over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.9% are working on a part time basis. Tweed Heads South has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Tweed Heads South are 15.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Sales workers, 15.2% Labourers, 13.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Professionals, 8.6% Managers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tweed Heads South work in are 17.5% Retail trade, 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.0% Accommodation and food services, 9.7% Construction, 5.8% Manufacturing, 5.5% Education and training, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 4.7% Administrative and support services, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

45.7% of homes are fully owned, and 16.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 32.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $381 per week and the median household income is $662 per week.

The median rent in Tweed Heads South is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tweed Heads South postcode 2486

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