Taree Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Taree (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. Taree is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 census the population of Taree was 15,848 and is comprised of approximately 52.8% females and 47.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Taree is 44 years of age.

86.6% of people living in the suburb of Taree were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.2% England, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% India, 0.2% China , 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Thailand, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Northern Ireland.

92.5% of people living in Taree speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Other, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% German, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Mandarin, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Hindi, 0.1% Filipino .

The religious makeup of Taree is 32.2% Anglican, 19.3% Catholic, 16.2% No religion, 8.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.0% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Baptist, 1.3% Salvation Army, 1.1% Pentecostal.

42.8% of people are married, 31.4% have never married and 11.1% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 1358 widowed people living in Taree.

50.3% of the people living in Taree over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. Taree has an unemployment rate of 11.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Taree are 15.5% Labourers, 15.0% Professionals, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Sales workers, 12.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Managers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Taree work in are 18.7% Health care and social assistance, 17.5% Retail trade, 9.5% Manufacturing, 8.2% Accommodation and food services, 7.2% Education and training, 6.0% Construction, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Other services, 4.0% Public administration and safety.

35.3% of homes are fully owned, and 24.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 36.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $389 per week and the median household income is $704 per week.

The median rent in Taree is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1287 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Taree postcode 2430

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