Tuncurry Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tuncurry (2428) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 223 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tuncurry is in the federal electorate of Paterson.

In the 2011 census the population of Tuncurry was 5,800 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

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

84.7% of people living in the suburb of Tuncurry were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.5% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Malta, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Guernsey, 0.2% Thailand.

93.2% of people living in Tuncurry speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Other, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Bengali, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Tuncurry is 36.3% Anglican, 24.3% Catholic, 13.2% No religion, 7.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.2% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist, 0.8% Salvation Army, 0.8% Pentecostal.

47.5% of people are married, 20.5% have never married and 12.9% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 764 widowed people living in Tuncurry.

44.4% of the people living in Tuncurry over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.3% are working on a part time basis. Tuncurry has an unemployment rate of 11.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Tuncurry are 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 14.8% Labourers, 14.0% Professionals, 14.0% Community & personal service workers, 13.8% Sales workers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.5% Managers, 5.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tuncurry work in are 16.3% Health care and social assistance, 15.3% Retail trade, 12.4% Accommodation and food services, 9.1% Construction, 5.8% Education and training, 5.2% Other services, 5.1% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Manufacturing.

49.7% of homes are fully owned, and 14.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $377 per week and the median household income is $623 per week.

The median rent in Tuncurry is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1361 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tuncurry postcode 2428

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