Cawongla Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Cawongla (2474) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 614 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Cawongla is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Cawongla was 221 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cawongla is 50 years of age.

75.9% of people living in the suburb of Cawongla were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.5% New Zealand, 4.1% Germany, 3.6% England, 2.7% United States of America, 2.7% Papua New Guinea.

91.4% of people living in Cawongla speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.2% German, 1.4% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Cawongla is 28.4% No religion, 18.5% Catholic, 15.3% Anglican, 13.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.5% Buddhism, 4.5% Other religious affiliation , 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 1.8% Salvation Army.

40.0% of people are married, 38.4% have never married and 13.5% are divorced and 8.1% are separated. There are 0 widowed people living in Cawongla.

55.0% of the people living in Cawongla over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.1% are working on a part time basis. Cawongla has an unemployment rate of 10.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Cawongla are 23.2% Professionals, 20.0% Labourers, 14.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.7% Community & personal service workers, 12.6% Technicians & trades workers, 7.4% Managers, 4.2% Sales workers, 4.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cawongla work in are 22.1% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Education and training, 11.6% Manufacturing, 9.5% Public administration and safety, 7.4% Wholesale trade, 6.3% Financial and insurance services, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

39.8% of homes are fully owned, and 32.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $403 per week and the median household income is $592 per week.

The median rent in Cawongla is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1679 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cawongla postcode 2474

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