Mirrabooka Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Mirrabooka (2264) is a suburb of Hunter Valley, West Lake Macquarie, New South Wales. It is about 90 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Mirrabooka is in the federal electorate of Charlton.

In the 2011 census the population of Mirrabooka was 748 and is comprised of approximately 48.9% females and 51.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Mirrabooka is 40 years of age.

80.0% of people living in the suburb of Mirrabooka were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.4% England, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.9% Netherlands, 1.9% Germany, 0.9% Fiji, 0.8% Solomon Islands, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.7% Papua New Guinea, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Malta, 0.4% Scotland.

90.1% of people living in Mirrabooka speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Dutch, 1.2% Other, 0.8% German, 0.5% Hungarian, 0.5% Greek, 0.4% French, 0.4% Spanish, 0.4% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Mirrabooka is 25.1% Anglican, 21.2% No religion, 18.8% Catholic, 8.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.5% Seventh-day Adventist, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Uniting Church, 2.5% Baptist, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Buddhism.

49.1% of people are married, 31.8% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 28 widowed people living in Mirrabooka.

53.6% of the people living in Mirrabooka over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Mirrabooka has an unemployment rate of 9.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Mirrabooka are 20.6% Professionals, 19.3% Technicians & trades workers, 13.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Labourers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.4% Sales workers, 6.1% Managers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Mirrabooka work in are 19.7% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Construction, 11.4% Manufacturing, 9.5% Education and training, 5.2% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.9% Retail trade, 4.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Other services.

32.6% of homes are fully owned, and 39.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $527 per week and the median household income is $1139 per week.

The median rent in Mirrabooka is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Mirrabooka postcode 2264

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