Wakool Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wakool (2710) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 648 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wakool is in the federal electorate of Farrer.

In the 2011 census the population of Wakool was 471 and is comprised of approximately 45.9% females and 54.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wakool is 48 years of age.

89.5% of people living in the suburb of Wakool were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% New Zealand, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.9% England.

91.9% of people living in Wakool speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Russian, 0.6% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Wakool is 23.6% Catholic, 22.3% Anglican, 18.5% No religion, 15.7% Uniting Church, 11.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.3% Baptist, 0.6% Buddhism, 0.6% Eastern Orthodox.

56.8% of people are married, 25.8% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Wakool.

65.6% of the people living in Wakool over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.5% are working on a part time basis. Wakool has an unemployment rate of 3.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Wakool are 43.3% Managers, 12.6% Labourers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.4% Technicians & trades workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.1% Professionals, 2.5% Sales workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wakool work in are 48.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.2% Manufacturing, 7.2% Education and training, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.9% Health care and social assistance, 5.1% Construction, 4.2% Electricity, gas, water and waste services, 3.0% Retail trade, 3.0% Inadequately described/Not stated.

45.5% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $430 per week and the median household income is $778 per week.

The median rent in Wakool is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $650 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wakool postcode 2710

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