Springwood Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Springwood (2777) is a suburb of Sydney, Blue Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 63 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Springwood is in the federal electorate of Macquarie.

In the 2011 census the population of Springwood was 8,437 and is comprised of approximately 53.7% females and 46.3% males.

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

80.9% of people living in the suburb of Springwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.1% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Poland, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% India.

93.6% of people living in Springwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% German, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Dutch, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Russian.

The religious makeup of Springwood is 25.1% No religion, 23.6% Catholic, 22.5% Anglican, 5.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.1% Baptist, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.2% Other religious affiliation .

49.9% of people are married, 27.6% have never married and 9.5% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 679 widowed people living in Springwood.

58.3% of the people living in Springwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.0% are working on a part time basis. Springwood has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Springwood are 31.0% Professionals, 15.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Managers, 10.2% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Sales workers, 5.8% Labourers, 4.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Springwood work in are 17.3% Education and training, 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.2% Public administration and safety, 8.4% Retail trade, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Manufacturing, 6.5% Construction, 4.6% Accommodation and food services, 3.8% Other services.

36.5% of homes are fully owned, and 39.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $610 per week and the median household income is $1337 per week.

The median rent in Springwood is $295 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Springwood postcode 2777

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