Woodford Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Woodford (2778) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 520 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Woodford is in the federal electorate of Macquarie.

In the 2011 census the population of Woodford was 1,842 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

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

78.9% of people living in the suburb of Woodford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% England, 2.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.8% United States of America, 0.7% Germany, 0.3% India, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Japan, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Spain.

92.2% of people living in Woodford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.5% German, 0.4% French, 0.4% Japanese, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Russian.

The religious makeup of Woodford is 28.7% No religion, 20.0% Catholic, 19.9% Anglican, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Christian, nfd, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.5% Baptist, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.8% Other religious affiliation .

54.6% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 44 widowed people living in Woodford.

56.2% of the people living in Woodford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. Woodford has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Woodford are 30.1% Professionals, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Community & personal service workers, 10.1% Managers, 6.8% Labourers, 6.4% Sales workers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Woodford work in are 17.5% Education and training, 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Public administration and safety, 7.9% Manufacturing, 7.3% Construction, 6.6% Retail trade, 5.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.6% Other services.

34.0% of homes are fully owned, and 53.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $614 per week and the median household income is $1447 per week.

The median rent in Woodford is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1777 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Woodford postcode 2778

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