Woombah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Woombah (2469) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 538 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Woombah is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Woombah was 745 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Woombah is 50 years of age.

83.9% of people living in the suburb of Woombah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 0.8% Ireland, 0.7% Romania, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.5% Uruguay, 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.4% New Zealand, 0.4% United States of America.

93.4% of people living in Woombah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.8% Other, 0.4% German, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% French, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Woombah is 27.7% Anglican, 21.6% No religion, 18.4% Catholic, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Baptist, 3.0% Buddhism, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Lutheran.

55.0% of people are married, 23.1% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 40 widowed people living in Woombah.

45.1% of the people living in Woombah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.8% are working on a part time basis. Woombah has an unemployment rate of 9.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Woombah are 15.5% Professionals, 15.5% Labourers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Managers, 8.0% Sales workers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Woombah work in are 13.4% Construction, 12.5% Retail trade, 10.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Education and training, 6.7% Administrative and support services, 6.2% Manufacturing, 5.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.4% Public administration and safety.

58.2% of homes are fully owned, and 26.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $359 per week and the median household income is $682 per week.

The median rent in Woombah is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Woombah postcode 2469

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