Old Bar Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Old Bar (2430) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 247 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Old Bar is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Old Bar was 4,272 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Old Bar is 45 years of age.

84.6% of people living in the suburb of Old Bar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.6% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Malta, 0.2% India, 0.2% Croatia, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% China , 0.2% Wales.

93.7% of people living in Old Bar speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.2% Other, 0.2% German, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Korean, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Croatian, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Sinhalese.

The religious makeup of Old Bar is 31.9% Anglican, 22.3% Catholic, 17.3% No religion, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Uniting Church, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Baptist, 1.5% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Buddhism.

51.8% of people are married, 25.6% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 3.8% are separated. There are 285 widowed people living in Old Bar.

51.0% of the people living in Old Bar over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.5% are working on a part time basis. Old Bar has an unemployment rate of 8.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Old Bar are 19.8% Professionals, 16.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.1% Labourers, 12.1% Sales workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Managers, 4.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Old Bar work in are 18.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.7% Retail trade, 10.8% Education and training, 9.3% Manufacturing, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.9% Construction, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 3.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.1% Administrative and support services.

41.8% of homes are fully owned, and 24.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $426 per week and the median household income is $805 per week.

The median rent in Old Bar is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1430 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Old Bar postcode 2430

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