Firefly Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Firefly (2429) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 221 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Firefly is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Firefly was 489 and is comprised of approximately 49.1% females and 50.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Firefly is 54 years of age.

86.7% of people living in the suburb of Firefly were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.7% England, 1.0% Croatia, 1.0% Germany, 1.0% Switzerland, 1.0% Scotland, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Malta.

95.3% of people living in Firefly speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% German, 0.6% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Firefly is 28.5% Anglican, 24.8% No religion, 24.0% Catholic, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.6% Uniting Church, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.0% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Lutheran, 0.6% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.6% Eastern Orthodox.

54.2% of people are married, 24.1% have never married and 9.9% are divorced and 5.0% are separated. There are 29 widowed people living in Firefly.

51.4% of the people living in Firefly over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.3% are working on a part time basis. Firefly has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Firefly are 24.8% Managers, 16.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.3% Professionals, 13.4% Labourers, 10.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.9% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Firefly work in are 20.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.9% Health care and social assistance, 10.4% Education and training, 9.4% Manufacturing, 8.9% Construction, 7.4% Retail trade, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Inadequately described/Not stated.

52.2% of homes are fully owned, and 27.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $391 per week and the median household income is $747 per week.

The median rent in Firefly is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1408 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Firefly postcode 2429

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