Wahroonga Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Wahroonga (2076) is a suburb of Sydney, Upper North Shore, New South Wales. It is about 19 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Wahroonga is in the federal electorate of Bradfield.

In the 2011 census the population of Wahroonga was 16,726 and is comprised of approximately 52.2% females and 47.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Wahroonga is 41 years of age.

63.3% of people living in the suburb of Wahroonga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.4% England, 3.1% South Africa, 2.7% China , 2.2% New Zealand, 1.9% India, 1.8% Hong Kong , 1.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Scotland, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.6% Singapore, 0.6% Iran, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% Germany.

77.9% of people living in Wahroonga speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% Cantonese, 3.1% Mandarin, 2.0% Other, 1.6% Korean, 0.9% Hindi, 0.7% Persian, 0.7% German, 0.6% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Wahroonga is 24.5% Anglican, 23.0% Catholic, 20.0% No religion, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Uniting Church, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Seventh-day Adventist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Buddhism, 1.7% Hinduism.

58.7% of people are married, 27.9% have never married and 5.2% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 871 widowed people living in Wahroonga.

59.4% of the people living in Wahroonga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.6% are working on a part time basis. Wahroonga has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Wahroonga are 38.2% Professionals, 19.2% Managers, 14.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.0% Community & personal service workers, 7.5% Sales workers, 5.6% Technicians & trades workers, 3.4% Labourers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Wahroonga work in are 16.1% Health care and social assistance, 16.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.7% Education and training, 9.0% Financial and insurance services, 7.8% Retail trade, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 5.2% Manufacturing, 4.3% Construction, 4.2% Accommodation and food services.

41.2% of homes are fully owned, and 39.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $789 per week and the median household income is $2381 per week.

The median rent in Wahroonga is $501 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Wahroonga postcode 2076

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