Tamworth Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tamworth (2340) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 310 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tamworth is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2011 census the population of Tamworth was 240 and is comprised of approximately 44.2% females and 55.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tamworth is 41 years of age.

70.3% of people living in the suburb of Tamworth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% Norway, 2.1% Philippines, 1.7% Korea, Republic of , 1.7% Scotland.

72.5% of people living in Tamworth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 22.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Tagalog, 1.3% Other, 1.3% Arabic, 1.3% Korean.

The religious makeup of Tamworth is 23.4% Anglican, 22.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 19.2% Catholic, 15.1% No religion, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Seventh-day Adventist, 3.8% Uniting Church, 2.5% Other religious affiliation , 1.7% Pentecostal, 1.3% Buddhism.

29.7% of people are married, 43.9% have never married and 16.5% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Tamworth.

54.6% of the people living in Tamworth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 14.4% are working on a part time basis. Tamworth has an unemployment rate of 16.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Tamworth are 17.9% Community & personal service workers, 14.1% Labourers, 12.8% Managers, 11.5% Professionals, 11.5% Sales workers, 11.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 9.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.7% Technicians & trades workers, 3.8% Clerical & administrative workers.

The main industries people from Tamworth work in are 15.4% Manufacturing, 14.1% Retail trade, 11.5% Education and training, 10.3% Public administration and safety, 7.7% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.7% Other services, 7.7% Wholesale trade, 6.4% Accommodation and food services, 3.8% Arts and recreation services.

20.0% of homes are fully owned, and 10.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 55.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $463 per week and the median household income is $644 per week.

The median rent in Tamworth is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1580 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tamworth postcode 2340

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