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Tweed Heads West
New South Wales
Population 5,823 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 2485
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location 104 km (65 mi) SSE of
LGA(s) Tweed Shire
State electorate(s) Tweed
Federal Division(s) Richmond

Tweed Heads West is a town located on the Tweed River in north-eastern New South Wales, Australia, in Tweed Shire.


In the 2011 census, Tweed Heads West recorded a population of 5,823 people, 53% female and 47% male.

The median age of the Tweed Heads West population was 48 years, 11 years above the national median of 37.

74.4% of people living in Tweed Heads West were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 7.6%, New Zealand 3.5%, Scotland 1%, Germany 0.7%, Philippines 0.5%.

91% of people spoke only English at home; the next most common languages were 0.4% Tagalog, 0.4% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Thai, 0.2% Spanish.

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