Harrington Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Harrington (2427) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 262 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Harrington is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Harrington was 2,258 and is comprised of approximately 50.3% females and 49.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Harrington is 59 years of age.

85.7% of people living in the suburb of Harrington were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Egypt, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% China , 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Austria, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Papua New Guinea, 0.2% Fiji.

94.9% of people living in Harrington speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Italian, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Maltese, 0.1% Other.

The religious makeup of Harrington is 37.2% Anglican, 22.9% Catholic, 16.6% No religion, 6.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.7% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Baptist, 0.6% Salvation Army, 0.5% Buddhism.

57.3% of people are married, 18.3% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 203 widowed people living in Harrington.

46.1% of the people living in Harrington over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.6% are working on a part time basis. Harrington has an unemployment rate of 11.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Harrington are 18.0% Professionals, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Community & personal service workers, 13.5% Labourers, 12.1% Managers, 9.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.5% Sales workers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Harrington work in are 16.2% Retail trade, 15.4% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.9% Education and training, 8.7% Construction, 6.6% Manufacturing, 4.0% Administrative and support services, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.5% Arts and recreation services.

52.8% of homes are fully owned, and 15.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $363 per week and the median household income is $649 per week.

The median rent in Harrington is $225 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Harrington postcode 2427

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