Cumbalum Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Cumbalum (2478) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 602 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Cumbalum is in the federal electorates of Page, Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Cumbalum was 1,221 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cumbalum is 37 years of age.

85.3% of people living in the suburb of Cumbalum were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Italy, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Japan, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Wales, 0.4% Vietnam, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Ireland.

92.6% of people living in Cumbalum speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Italian, 0.7% Tagalog, 0.7% Vietnamese, 0.5% Spanish, 0.3% Japanese, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% French, 0.2% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Cumbalum is 26.8% Catholic, 25.2% Anglican, 19.7% No religion, 6.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.3% Pentecostal, 5.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 0.8% Buddhism.

62.6% of people are married, 25.2% have never married and 6.4% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 33 widowed people living in Cumbalum.

54.3% of the people living in Cumbalum over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.8% are working on a part time basis. Cumbalum has an unemployment rate of 4.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Cumbalum are 19.8% Professionals, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 15.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Managers, 12.3% Sales workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Labourers, 4.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cumbalum work in are 15.0% Health care and social assistance, 13.6% Retail trade, 10.4% Education and training, 8.6% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Construction, 7.2% Manufacturing, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Other services, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

33.8% of homes are fully owned, and 50.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $574 per week and the median household income is $1390 per week.

The median rent in Cumbalum is $388 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cumbalum postcode 2478

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