Tweed Heads Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tweed Heads (2485) is a suburb of North Coast, Tweed Coast, New South Wales. It is about 670 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tweed Heads is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Tweed Heads was 7,525 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tweed Heads is 54 years of age.

71.1% of people living in the suburb of Tweed Heads were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 4.5% New Zealand, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Philippines, 0.8% China , 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% India, 0.6% Brazil, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Canada, 0.2% Ireland.

87.0% of people living in Tweed Heads speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.5% Tagalog, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Japanese, 0.2% French.

The religious makeup of Tweed Heads is 26.9% Catholic, 24.5% Anglican, 17.9% No religion, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.7% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Buddhism, 1.1% Baptist, 0.9% Lutheran.

43.2% of people are married, 28.3% have never married and 13.0% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 803 widowed people living in Tweed Heads.

48.2% of the people living in Tweed Heads over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.3% are working on a part time basis. Tweed Heads has an unemployment rate of 10.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Tweed Heads are 16.7% Professionals, 15.1% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Community & personal service workers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Labourers, 11.2% Sales workers, 10.2% Managers, 5.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tweed Heads work in are 15.8% Health care and social assistance, 14.5% Accommodation and food services, 10.8% Retail trade, 10.3% Construction, 6.8% Education and training, 6.0% Manufacturing, 5.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

39.8% of homes are fully owned, and 17.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 37.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $433 per week and the median household income is $746 per week.

The median rent in Tweed Heads is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tweed Heads postcode 2485

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