Warragamba Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Warragamba (2752) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 56 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Warragamba is in the federal electorate of Macarthur.

In the 2011 census the population of Warragamba was 1,236 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Warragamba is 35 years of age.

83.1% of people living in the suburb of Warragamba were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.6% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 1.0% Netherlands, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Serbia, 0.5% Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.5% Greece, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% China , 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Thailand, 0.4% Cambodia, 0.4% Malta, 0.4% Germany.

90.5% of people living in Warragamba speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.8% Dutch, 0.6% Croatian, 0.5% Khmer, 0.5% Italian, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Warragamba is 32.0% Catholic, 29.9% Anglican, 17.0% No religion, 9.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Uniting Church, 1.5% Baptist, 1.3% Buddhism, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Christian, nfd.

37.6% of people are married, 38.1% have never married and 12.6% are divorced and 4.8% are separated. There are 66 widowed people living in Warragamba.

66.3% of the people living in Warragamba over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.4% are working on a part time basis. Warragamba has an unemployment rate of 4.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Warragamba are 20.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Labourers, 13.0% Community & personal service workers, 12.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.3% Professionals, 7.2% Managers, 6.2% Sales workers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Warragamba work in are 17.2% Manufacturing, 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Construction, 9.3% Retail trade, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Other services, 4.4% Wholesale trade.

28.7% of homes are fully owned, and 46.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $542 per week and the median household income is $1073 per week.

The median rent in Warragamba is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Warragamba postcode 2752

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