South Lismore Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

South Lismore (2480) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 595 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. South Lismore is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of South Lismore was 1,901 and is comprised of approximately 48.7% females and 51.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of South Lismore is 34 years of age.

89.6% of people living in the suburb of South Lismore were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.6% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Scotland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% Congo, Democratic Republic of, 0.3% Belgium, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Germany.

94.8% of people living in South Lismore speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Italian, 0.2% French, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Tagalog.

The religious makeup of South Lismore is 26.3% No religion, 25.3% Catholic, 20.3% Anglican, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.6% Uniting Church, 5.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Other religious affiliation , 1.4% Buddhism, 1.2% Baptist.

31.3% of people are married, 46.6% have never married and 12.8% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 74 widowed people living in South Lismore.

49.8% of the people living in South Lismore over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. South Lismore has an unemployment rate of 12.4%.

The main occupations of people living in South Lismore are 20.2% Labourers, 14.9% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Sales workers, 11.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.8% Professionals, 6.2% Managers, 1.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from South Lismore work in are 18.5% Retail trade, 16.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.1% Manufacturing, 8.4% Construction, 6.9% Accommodation and food services, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.6% Public administration and safety, 4.6% Other services, 4.2% Education and training.

26.2% of homes are fully owned, and 38.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $417 per week and the median household income is $796 per week.

The median rent in South Lismore is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1213 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for South Lismore postcode 2480

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