Wentworth Falls Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wentworth Falls (2782) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 78 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wentworth Falls is in the federal electorate of Macquarie.

In the 2011 census the population of Wentworth Falls was 5,934 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

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

72.4% of people living in the suburb of Wentworth Falls were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.1% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 1.2% Scotland, 0.8% Germany, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% India, 0.4% China , 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Chile.

86.9% of people living in Wentworth Falls speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.9% German, 0.5% Spanish, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% French, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.3% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Wentworth Falls is 27.5% No religion, 22.8% Anglican, 19.5% Catholic, 11.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.5% Uniting Church, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

50.5% of people are married, 28.0% have never married and 11.9% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 333 widowed people living in Wentworth Falls.

52.7% of the people living in Wentworth Falls over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.6% are working on a part time basis. Wentworth Falls has an unemployment rate of 5.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Wentworth Falls are 28.7% Professionals, 13.8% Managers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Labourers, 7.6% Sales workers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Wentworth Falls work in are 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 14.3% Education and training, 10.6% Retail trade, 7.6% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Construction, 5.0% Manufacturing, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing.

45.2% of homes are fully owned, and 31.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $534 per week and the median household income is $1000 per week.

The median rent in Wentworth Falls is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1863 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wentworth Falls postcode 2782

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