Norah Head Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Norah Head (2263) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 73 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Norah Head is in the federal electorate of Dobell.

In the 2011 census the population of Norah Head was 1,086 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Norah Head is 49 years of age.

87.0% of people living in the suburb of Norah Head were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.4% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% United States of America, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Vanuatu, 0.6% Egypt, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Malta, 0.4% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Ireland.

93.6% of people living in Norah Head speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Italian, 0.6% Greek, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Norah Head is 30.5% Anglican, 27.2% Catholic, 17.4% No religion, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Pentecostal, 1.5% Baptist, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox.

52.9% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 75 widowed people living in Norah Head.

52.6% of the people living in Norah Head over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Norah Head has an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Norah Head are 20.9% Professionals, 16.2% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Managers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Labourers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Norah Head work in are 12.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Retail trade, 11.9% Construction, 10.3% Education and training, 8.6% Manufacturing, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Inadequately described/Not stated.

48.8% of homes are fully owned, and 26.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $493 per week and the median household income is $1062 per week.

The median rent in Norah Head is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Norah Head postcode 2263

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