Ashford Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Ashford (2361) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Northern Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 506 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Ashford is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2011 census the population of Ashford was 885 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Ashford is 50 years of age.

88.7% of people living in the suburb of Ashford were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Germany, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.6% Poland, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa.

96.4% of people living in Ashford speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 0.5% German.

The religious makeup of Ashford is 45.1% Anglican, 20.5% Catholic, 10.5% No religion, 7.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Salvation Army, 2.3% Uniting Church, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Lutheran, 0.5% Other religious affiliation .

49.5% of people are married, 26.0% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 6.3% are separated. There are 67 widowed people living in Ashford.

51.3% of the people living in Ashford over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.0% are working on a part time basis. Ashford has an unemployment rate of 10.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Ashford are 34.3% Managers, 13.3% Labourers, 12.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Technicians & trades workers, 7.0% Professionals, 6.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.0% Sales workers, 4.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Ashford work in are 35.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.7% Health care and social assistance, 7.7% Education and training, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Manufacturing, 4.0% Administrative and support services, 3.3% Retail trade, 3.0% Other services, 3.0% Mining.

50.6% of homes are fully owned, and 21.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $337 per week and the median household income is $669 per week.

The median rent in Ashford is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $650 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Ashford postcode 2361

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