Main Arm Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Main Arm (2482) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 633 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Main Arm is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Main Arm was 551 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Main Arm is 39 years of age.

76.5% of people living in the suburb of Main Arm were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.9% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 1.6% Israel, 1.4% Germany, 1.3% Austria, 0.9% Congo, Democratic Republic of, 0.9% Switzerland, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands.

87.9% of people living in Main Arm speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 1.8% German, 1.1% French, 0.7% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.5% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Main Arm is 35.2% No religion, 17.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 10.9% Anglican, 10.2% Catholic, 6.2% Buddhism, 4.9% Other religious affiliation , 4.4% Uniting Church, 2.7% Judaism, 1.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Other Religious Groups.

42.2% of people are married, 38.2% have never married and 12.3% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 14 widowed people living in Main Arm.

37.7% of the people living in Main Arm over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 42.8% are working on a part time basis. Main Arm has an unemployment rate of 9.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Main Arm are 21.3% Professionals, 19.4% Technicians & trades workers, 15.2% Managers, 13.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Labourers, 7.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.7% Sales workers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Main Arm work in are 15.0% Education and training, 13.6% Construction, 12.1% Health care and social assistance, 8.9% Retail trade, 8.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 8.4% Accommodation and food services, 7.5% Manufacturing, 7.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.6% Wholesale trade.

38.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $401 per week and the median household income is $722 per week.

The median rent in Main Arm is $257 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1897 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Main Arm postcode 2482

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