Failford Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Failford (2430) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 229 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Failford is in the federal electorate of Paterson.

In the 2011 census the population of Failford was 495 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Failford is 52 years of age.

82.3% of people living in the suburb of Failford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 7.1% England, 1.4% South Africa, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Romania, 1.0% France, 1.0% Germany.

95.7% of people living in Failford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% German, 0.8% French.

The religious makeup of Failford is 36.6% Anglican, 26.5% Catholic, 13.7% No religion, 7.1% Uniting Church, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Baptist, 0.6% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.6% Salvation Army.

63.4% of people are married, 16.8% have never married and 12.8% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Failford.

48.0% of the people living in Failford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.9% are working on a part time basis. Failford has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Failford are 16.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.4% Managers, 12.8% Professionals, 12.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.2% Labourers, 9.5% Sales workers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Failford work in are 15.6% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Retail trade, 12.2% Construction, 8.3% Education and training, 6.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Other services, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

56.0% of homes are fully owned, and 27.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $406 per week and the median household income is $796 per week.

The median rent in Failford is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Failford postcode 2430

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