Wardell Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wardell (2477) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 587 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wardell is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Wardell was 959 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wardell is 41 years of age.

88.7% of people living in the suburb of Wardell were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Italy, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Germany.

95.6% of people living in Wardell speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.7% Italian, 0.6% Dutch, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Greek.

The religious makeup of Wardell is 27.3% Anglican, 24.9% Catholic, 21.0% No religion, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Uniting Church, 4.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Buddhism, 1.0% Salvation Army.

46.3% of people are married, 34.8% have never married and 12.0% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 25 widowed people living in Wardell.

48.4% of the people living in Wardell over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Wardell has an unemployment rate of 9.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Wardell are 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.4% Labourers, 13.2% Community & personal service workers, 12.3% Managers, 11.5% Sales workers, 9.6% Professionals, 9.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wardell work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 14.8% Retail trade, 10.6% Construction, 9.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.4% Manufacturing, 7.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.9% Public administration and safety, 5.2% Education and training, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

32.4% of homes are fully owned, and 33.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $402 per week and the median household income is $907 per week.

The median rent in Wardell is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1599 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wardell postcode 2477

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