Meerschaum Vale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Meerschaum Vale (2477) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 590 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Meerschaum Vale is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Meerschaum Vale was 357 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Meerschaum Vale is 47 years of age.

85.3% of people living in the suburb of Meerschaum Vale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 1.4% Scotland, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.1% Netherlands, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Germany.

95.2% of people living in Meerschaum Vale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% German.

The religious makeup of Meerschaum Vale is 25.5% Anglican, 23.0% Catholic, 20.7% No religion, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.0% Other Religious Groups, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.7% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.7% Jehovah's Witnesses.

51.9% of people are married, 31.5% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Meerschaum Vale.

58.4% of the people living in Meerschaum Vale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.2% are working on a part time basis. Meerschaum Vale has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Meerschaum Vale are 20.1% Managers, 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 13.9% Labourers, 13.4% Professionals, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.6% Sales workers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Meerschaum Vale work in are 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.7% Construction, 9.2% Accommodation and food services, 8.7% Retail trade, 6.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.1% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Education and training, 4.6% Public administration and safety.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 45.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $483 per week and the median household income is $1015 per week.

The median rent in Meerschaum Vale is $205 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Meerschaum Vale postcode 2477

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