Northwood Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Northwood (2066) is a suburb of Sydney, Lower North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 5 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Northwood is in the federal electorate of North Sydney.

In the 2011 census the population of Northwood was 907 and is comprised of approximately 51.7% females and 48.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Northwood is 42 years of age.

72.2% of people living in the suburb of Northwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 2.9% United States of America, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.5% Malaysia, 1.1% Mexico, 0.9% Poland, 0.9% Indonesia, 0.8% Hong Kong , 0.7% Thailand, 0.7% South Africa, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Cambodia, 0.4% Hungary, 0.4% Netherlands.

84.8% of people living in Northwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% Cantonese, 1.7% Spanish, 1.3% Mandarin, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Polish, 0.8% Thai, 0.8% Greek, 0.7% Other.

The religious makeup of Northwood is 30.4% Catholic, 24.9% No religion, 21.9% Anglican, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 2.0% Buddhism, 2.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Other Religious Groups.

68.3% of people are married, 24.8% have never married and 3.5% are divorced and 1.3% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Northwood.

59.9% of the people living in Northwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Northwood has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Northwood are 43.2% Professionals, 20.9% Managers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.7% Sales workers, 6.0% Community & personal service workers, 2.8% Technicians & trades workers, 1.6% Labourers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 0.7% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Northwood work in are 21.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 15.1% Financial and insurance services, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.0% Retail trade, 7.3% Education and training, 5.7% Accommodation and food services, 5.3% Information media and telecommunications, 3.9% Wholesale trade, 3.7% Manufacturing.

51.1% of homes are fully owned, and 36.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $1100 per week and the median household income is $2918 per week.

The median rent in Northwood is $1060 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $4333 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Northwood postcode 2066

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