Crescent Head Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Crescent Head (2440) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 341 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Crescent Head is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Crescent Head was 1,586 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Crescent Head is 47 years of age.

85.0% of people living in the suburb of Crescent Head were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.7% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.7% Philippines, 0.6% Germany, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Canada, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% India, 0.3% Vietnam, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.3% Malta.

93.9% of people living in Crescent Head speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Vietnamese, 0.4% French, 0.3% German, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Crescent Head is 24.4% Anglican, 24.3% No religion, 22.6% Catholic, 8.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 1.5% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.3% Other religious affiliation .

43.1% of people are married, 32.5% have never married and 12.7% are divorced and 5.2% are separated. There are 84 widowed people living in Crescent Head.

47.4% of the people living in Crescent Head over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.8% are working on a part time basis. Crescent Head has an unemployment rate of 7.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Crescent Head are 27.8% Professionals, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 13.2% Managers, 11.7% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 8.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.9% Labourers, 3.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Crescent Head work in are 19.9% Education and training, 11.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.7% Accommodation and food services, 11.4% Construction, 9.9% Retail trade, 5.7% Manufacturing, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.

42.8% of homes are fully owned, and 27.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $480 per week and the median household income is $911 per week.

The median rent in Crescent Head is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Crescent Head postcode 2440

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