Tarro Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tarro (2322) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales. It is about 125 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tarro is in the federal electorate of Newcastle.

In the 2011 census the population of Tarro was 1,641 and is comprised of approximately 49.7% females and 50.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tarro is 41 years of age.

87.8% of people living in the suburb of Tarro were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Cambodia, 0.3% Ukraine, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% El Salvador, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% China , 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Italy.

93.8% of people living in Tarro speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Dutch, 0.4% Khmer, 0.4% German, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Tarro is 32.5% Anglican, 24.2% Catholic, 18.3% No religion, 7.8% Uniting Church, 6.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Buddhism, 0.6% Pentecostal.

48.7% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 86 widowed people living in Tarro.

57.6% of the people living in Tarro over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Tarro has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Tarro are 18.8% Labourers, 17.5% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 12.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.8% Sales workers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers, 8.0% Managers, 6.7% Professionals, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tarro work in are 19.7% Manufacturing, 11.1% Retail trade, 10.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Construction, 8.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 7.7% Accommodation and food services, 3.7% Other services, 3.6% Public administration and safety, 3.6% Administrative and support services.

45.0% of homes are fully owned, and 31.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $423 per week and the median household income is $936 per week.

The median rent in Tarro is $208 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tarro postcode 2322

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