Otford Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Otford (2508) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 43 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Otford is in the federal electorate of Cunningham.

In the 2011 census the population of Otford was 283 and is comprised of approximately 43.8% females and 56.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Otford is 38 years of age.

78.5% of people living in the suburb of Otford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.5% England, 2.5% Canada, 1.8% New Zealand, 1.8% Ireland, 1.8% Scotland, 1.4% United States of America, 1.4% Philippines.

95.1% of people living in Otford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Filipino , 1.4% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Otford is 44.7% No religion, 18.7% Catholic, 14.8% Anglican, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Buddhism, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Baptist, 2.1% Uniting Church, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

50.7% of people are married, 36.9% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 1.4% are separated. There are 3 widowed people living in Otford.

63.8% of the people living in Otford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.7% are working on a part time basis. Otford has an unemployment rate of 1.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Otford are 38.3% Professionals, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 11.4% Managers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 7.4% Labourers, 6.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Otford work in are 14.8% Education and training, 10.2% Public administration and safety, 10.2% Financial and insurance services, 9.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.8% Construction, 6.2% Retail trade, 6.2% Manufacturing, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

33.0% of homes are fully owned, and 55.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $954 per week and the median household income is $1883 per week.

The median rent in Otford is $480 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2048 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Otford postcode 2508

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