Harwood Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Harwood (2465) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 532 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Harwood is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Harwood was 356 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

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

88.4% of people living in the suburb of Harwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.5% New Zealand, 2.5% England, 1.1% Germany, 1.1% Philippines.

94.1% of people living in Harwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Harwood is 25.9% Catholic, 23.1% Anglican, 20.3% No religion, 10.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.9% Uniting Church, 2.0% Other religious affiliation , 1.7% Salvation Army, 0.8% Buddhism, 0.8% Christian, nfd.

47.6% of people are married, 31.9% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 4.5% are separated. There are 23 widowed people living in Harwood.

51.9% of the people living in Harwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Harwood has an unemployment rate of 11.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Harwood are 19.6% Managers, 19.6% Technicians & trades workers, 11.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.9% Professionals, 10.9% Labourers, 9.4% Community & personal service workers, 7.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 6.5% Sales workers, 4.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Harwood work in are 24.3% Manufacturing, 11.0% Accommodation and food services, 10.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.3% Health care and social assistance, 8.8% Retail trade, 7.4% Construction, 6.6% Education and training, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services.

48.2% of homes are fully owned, and 28.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $374 per week and the median household income is $835 per week.

The median rent in Harwood is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Harwood postcode 2465

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