West Albury Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

West Albury (2640) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 463 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. West Albury is in the federal electorate of Farrer.

In the 2011 census the population of West Albury was 3,950 and is comprised of approximately 54.5% females and 45.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Albury is 43 years of age.

84.4% of people living in the suburb of West Albury were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% South Africa, 0.4% India, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Slovenia, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% France.

90.5% of people living in West Albury speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.7% Greek, 0.5% German, 0.4% Arabic, 0.3% Punjabi, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Persian, 0.2% Dutch.

The religious makeup of West Albury is 27.0% Catholic, 20.6% No religion, 20.6% Anglican, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Lutheran, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox, 0.9% Other Religious Groups.

47.8% of people are married, 29.8% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 350 widowed people living in West Albury.

58.0% of the people living in West Albury over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.7% are working on a part time basis. West Albury has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in West Albury are 24.0% Professionals, 16.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Managers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.5% Labourers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Albury work in are 15.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Education and training, 11.2% Manufacturing, 11.0% Retail trade, 9.6% Public administration and safety, 7.7% Construction, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.3% Transport, postal and warehousing.

37.1% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $558 per week and the median household income is $1001 per week.

The median rent in West Albury is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1450 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Albury postcode 2640

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