West Tamworth Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

West Tamworth (2340) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 308 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. West Tamworth is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2011 census the population of West Tamworth was 5,347 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of West Tamworth is 33 years of age.

87.7% of people living in the suburb of West Tamworth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.0% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.4% Singapore, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.2% India, 0.2% China , 0.2% Netherlands, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Slovenia, 0.1% Germany, 0.1% Laos.

92.3% of people living in West Tamworth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Other.

The religious makeup of West Tamworth is 34.0% Anglican, 25.4% Catholic, 14.9% No religion, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.2% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Baptist, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.9% Other religious affiliation .

33.6% of people are married, 43.0% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 326 widowed people living in West Tamworth.

53.7% of the people living in West Tamworth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.6% are working on a part time basis. West Tamworth has an unemployment rate of 12.0%.

The main occupations of people living in West Tamworth are 24.1% Labourers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.9% Professionals, 11.1% Sales workers, 9.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.8% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from West Tamworth work in are 14.5% Health care and social assistance, 14.1% Manufacturing, 12.4% Retail trade, 10.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Construction, 5.7% Education and training, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Other services, 4.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

25.3% of homes are fully owned, and 20.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 49.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $414 per week and the median household income is $726 per week.

The median rent in West Tamworth is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1280 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for West Tamworth postcode 2340

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