South Tamworth Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

South Tamworth (2340) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 305 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. South Tamworth is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2011 census the population of South Tamworth was 6,692 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Tamworth is 39 years of age.

87.2% of people living in the suburb of South Tamworth were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 0.9% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% India, 0.1% China , 0.1% Germany, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Korea, Republic of , 0.1% Italy, 0.1% Laos, 0.1% Nepal.

91.2% of people living in South Tamworth speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Other, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% Mandarin, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of South Tamworth is 36.2% Anglican, 26.0% Catholic, 11.6% No religion, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.6% Uniting Church, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Pentecostal, 0.9% Baptist, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .

38.4% of people are married, 37.0% have never married and 11.5% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 467 widowed people living in South Tamworth.

56.8% of the people living in South Tamworth over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. South Tamworth has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in South Tamworth are 21.3% Labourers, 17.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.6% Sales workers, 10.7% Professionals, 10.6% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 6.3% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Tamworth work in are 13.4% Health care and social assistance, 13.3% Retail trade, 12.3% Manufacturing, 10.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.8% Construction, 6.2% Education and training, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Other services.

29.6% of homes are fully owned, and 24.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 39.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $453 per week and the median household income is $749 per week.

The median rent in South Tamworth is $190 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1244 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Tamworth postcode 2340

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