Barkers Vale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Barkers Vale (2474) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 620 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Barkers Vale is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Barkers Vale was 356 and is comprised of approximately 46.9% females and 53.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Barkers Vale is 49 years of age.

75.4% of people living in the suburb of Barkers Vale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 2.2% United States of America, 2.0% Germany, 1.4% Sweden, 1.4% Canada, 1.4% South Africa, 1.1% Netherlands, 1.1% Philippines.

89.0% of people living in Barkers Vale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Other, 1.7% German, 1.4% Tagalog, 1.1% Indonesian, 0.8% Dutch, 0.8% Italian.

The religious makeup of Barkers Vale is 55.3% No religion, 13.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.3% Catholic, 3.9% Other religious affiliation , 3.7% Anglican, 3.4% Other Religious Groups, 3.1% Buddhism, 1.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.7% Uniting Church.

31.6% of people are married, 41.7% have never married and 17.3% are divorced and 6.8% are separated. There are 8 widowed people living in Barkers Vale.

34.2% of the people living in Barkers Vale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 46.6% are working on a part time basis. Barkers Vale has an unemployment rate of 16.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Barkers Vale are 29.1% Professionals, 17.3% Managers, 16.5% Community & personal service workers, 9.4% Labourers, 7.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.5% Technicians & trades workers, 4.7% Sales workers, 2.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Barkers Vale work in are 18.6% Education and training, 17.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Construction, 10.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.0% Manufacturing, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Arts and recreation services, 4.7% Public administration and safety.

62.8% of homes are fully owned, and 19.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $347 per week and the median household income is $556 per week.

The median rent in Barkers Vale is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $546 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Barkers Vale postcode 2474

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