Nimbin Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Nimbin (2480) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 617 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Nimbin is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Nimbin was 1,668 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Nimbin is 46 years of age.

71.8% of people living in the suburb of Nimbin were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.1% England, 2.9% New Zealand, 1.6% Germany, 0.7% Canada, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% United States of America, 0.5% Japan, 0.5% France, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.4% Vanuatu, 0.4% Italy, 0.4% Belgium, 0.3% Thailand.

84.6% of people living in Nimbin speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.9% German, 1.1% Other, 0.7% Japanese, 0.7% French, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Italian, 0.4% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.4% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Nimbin is 47.3% No religion, 13.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.3% Catholic, 7.3% Anglican, 5.7% Other religious affiliation , 5.4% Buddhism, 4.2% Other Religious Groups, 2.3% Uniting Church, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Christian, nfd.

25.4% of people are married, 45.0% have never married and 18.1% are divorced and 6.6% are separated. There are 66 widowed people living in Nimbin.

38.8% of the people living in Nimbin over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 44.2% are working on a part time basis. Nimbin has an unemployment rate of 11.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Nimbin are 24.8% Professionals, 14.9% Community & personal service workers, 14.8% Managers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 10.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.0% Labourers, 7.6% Sales workers, 3.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nimbin work in are 19.5% Health care and social assistance, 12.5% Retail trade, 12.2% Education and training, 11.0% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Construction, 6.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.3% Manufacturing.

44.5% of homes are fully owned, and 24.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $366 per week and the median household income is $617 per week.

The median rent in Nimbin is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nimbin postcode 2480

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