Black Head Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Black Head (2430) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 235 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Black Head is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Black Head was 749 and is comprised of approximately 53.0% females and 47.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Black Head is 50 years of age.

84.6% of people living in the suburb of Black Head were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.2% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.1% Germany, 0.9% South Africa, 0.7% Austria, 0.4% China , 0.4% Canada, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% Slovenia, 0.4% Scotland.

97.1% of people living in Black Head speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other.

The religious makeup of Black Head is 30.4% Anglican, 24.4% Catholic, 22.7% No religion, 8.3% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Baptist, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Other religious affiliation , 0.5% Other Christian.

59.9% of people are married, 17.5% have never married and 12.3% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 47 widowed people living in Black Head.

48.1% of the people living in Black Head over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.0% are working on a part time basis. Black Head has an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Black Head are 21.1% Professionals, 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Sales workers, 10.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.0% Managers, 8.6% Labourers, 4.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Black Head work in are 17.3% Health care and social assistance, 15.8% Retail trade, 12.9% Construction, 9.4% Education and training, 7.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Public administration and safety, 5.4% Financial and insurance services, 4.3% Manufacturing.

46.4% of homes are fully owned, and 25.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $486 per week and the median household income is $906 per week.

The median rent in Black Head is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1950 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Black Head postcode 2430

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