Armidale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Armidale (2350) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Northern Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 375 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Armidale is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2011 census the population of Armidale was 22,468 and is comprised of approximately 52.6% females and 47.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Armidale is 34 years of age.

81.6% of people living in the suburb of Armidale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 1.1% China , 1.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Saudi Arabia, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Scotland, 0.3% India, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Indonesia, 0.2% Canada.

87.7% of people living in Armidale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.9% Arabic, 0.7% Mandarin, 0.4% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Armidale is 26.3% Anglican, 22.6% Catholic, 21.5% No religion, 8.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.8% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Islam, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

41.1% of people are married, 42.0% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 1120 widowed people living in Armidale.

53.8% of the people living in Armidale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Armidale has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Armidale are 25.6% Professionals, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.8% Managers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Sales workers, 9.7% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Armidale work in are 21.3% Education and training, 13.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Retail trade, 9.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.9% Construction, 5.5% Public administration and safety, 3.6% Other services, 3.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing.

32.5% of homes are fully owned, and 27.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $488 per week and the median household income is $986 per week.

The median rent in Armidale is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1470 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Armidale postcode 2350

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