Lithgow Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lithgow (2790) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 106 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lithgow is in the federal electorate of Calare.

In the 2011 census the population of Lithgow was 5,651 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lithgow is 44 years of age.

85.0% of people living in the suburb of Lithgow were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% England, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.7% Philippines, 0.4% India, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Wales, 0.2% China , 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Cambodia, 0.2% Papua New Guinea.

91.4% of people living in Lithgow speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.5% Cantonese, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% German, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Lithgow is 26.1% Catholic, 25.1% Anglican, 17.0% No religion, 8.0% Uniting Church, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Baptist, 1.2% Buddhism, 0.9% Pentecostal.

42.8% of people are married, 32.1% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 425 widowed people living in Lithgow.

56.9% of the people living in Lithgow over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.2% are working on a part time basis. Lithgow has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Lithgow are 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.8% Professionals, 10.8% Labourers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.0% Managers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Lithgow work in are 12.0% Mining, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Retail trade, 9.9% Public administration and safety, 9.2% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Manufacturing, 6.3% Education and training, 6.2% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.5% Construction.

38.5% of homes are fully owned, and 26.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $421 per week and the median household income is $780 per week.

The median rent in Lithgow is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lithgow postcode 2790

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