Tenterfield Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tenterfield (2372) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Northern Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 542 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tenterfield is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2011 census the population of Tenterfield was 3,966 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tenterfield is 48 years of age.

88.3% of people living in the suburb of Tenterfield were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Kenya, 0.2% Slovenia, 0.2% Belgium, 0.1% Hungary, 0.1% Sweden, 0.1% Japan.

93.9% of people living in Tenterfield speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% German, 0.2% Other, 0.2% French, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Tagalog, 0.1% Thai.

The religious makeup of Tenterfield is 31.3% Anglican, 28.1% Catholic, 13.5% No religion, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.7% Uniting Church, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.2% Salvation Army, 0.9% Pentecostal.

51.0% of people are married, 24.6% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 315 widowed people living in Tenterfield.

54.4% of the people living in Tenterfield over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. Tenterfield has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Tenterfield are 19.2% Managers, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Labourers, 12.4% Professionals, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Sales workers, 7.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tenterfield work in are 13.6% Retail trade, 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.7% Education and training, 8.4% Construction, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Manufacturing, 4.7% Other services.

43.9% of homes are fully owned, and 26.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $401 per week and the median household income is $728 per week.

The median rent in Tenterfield is $165 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1148 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tenterfield postcode 2372

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