Towradgi Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Towradgi (2518) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 64 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Towradgi is in the federal electorate of Cunningham.

In the 2011 census the population of Towradgi was 3,123 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

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

76.4% of people living in the suburb of Towradgi were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 2.4% Italy, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.6% Vietnam, 0.5% Lebanon, 0.5% Chile, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% China , 0.4% Serbia, 0.3% Wales.

84.1% of people living in Towradgi speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Italian, 3.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.9% Arabic, 0.9% Serbian, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.7% Spanish, 0.6% Greek, 0.5% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Towradgi is 32.1% Catholic, 21.7% Anglican, 19.2% No religion, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Uniting Church, 4.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Baptist.

45.4% of people are married, 31.1% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 296 widowed people living in Towradgi.

58.9% of the people living in Towradgi 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. Towradgi has an unemployment rate of 6.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Towradgi are 20.4% Professionals, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.6% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Managers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.5% Labourers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Towradgi work in are 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Education and training, 9.8% Construction, 9.3% Manufacturing, 8.2% Retail trade, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Financial and insurance services.

38.5% of homes are fully owned, and 27.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $474 per week and the median household income is $979 per week.

The median rent in Towradgi is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Towradgi postcode 2518

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