Wentworth Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wentworth (2648) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Far South West, New South Wales. It is about 856 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wentworth is in the federal electorate of Farrer.

In the 2011 census the population of Wentworth was 1,248 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wentworth is 52 years of age.

86.4% of people living in the suburb of Wentworth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Egypt.

91.3% of people living in Wentworth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Italian, 0.3% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Wentworth is 22.8% Anglican, 22.5% No religion, 21.6% Catholic, 12.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.6% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Lutheran, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Salvation Army, 0.9% Baptist.

44.9% of people are married, 29.5% have never married and 10.0% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 127 widowed people living in Wentworth.

55.2% of the people living in Wentworth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.4% are working on a part time basis. Wentworth has an unemployment rate of 8.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Wentworth are 15.1% Community & personal service workers, 14.9% Labourers, 14.4% Managers, 12.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Professionals, 10.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.5% Sales workers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wentworth work in are 14.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Accommodation and food services, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.4% Education and training, 6.9% Construction, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Manufacturing, 4.3% Other services.

41.4% of homes are fully owned, and 24.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $369 per week and the median household income is $630 per week.

The median rent in Wentworth is $143 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wentworth postcode 2648

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