Wongarbon Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wongarbon (2831) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 285 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wongarbon is in the federal electorate of Parkes.

In the 2011 census the population of Wongarbon was 769 and is comprised of approximately 48.0% females and 52.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wongarbon is 36 years of age.

86.1% of people living in the suburb of Wongarbon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Philippines, 0.5% New Zealand.

90.1% of people living in Wongarbon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 9.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Arabic, 0.4% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Wongarbon is 31.3% Anglican, 28.1% Catholic, 14.2% No religion, 10.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.6% Uniting Church, 2.2% Baptist, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Pentecostal, 0.8% Salvation Army.

58.3% of people are married, 26.1% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Wongarbon.

62.0% of the people living in Wongarbon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Wongarbon has an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Wongarbon are 20.8% Managers, 16.7% Professionals, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Labourers, 9.2% Sales workers, 8.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.8% Community & personal service workers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wongarbon work in are 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 8.9% Manufacturing, 8.3% Education and training, 7.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.7% Construction, 6.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.5% Wholesale trade, 5.3% Accommodation and food services.

32.2% of homes are fully owned, and 54.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $579 per week and the median household income is $1357 per week.

The median rent in Wongarbon is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1335 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wongarbon postcode 2831

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