Cowper Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Cowper (2460) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 508 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Cowper is in the federal electorate of Cowper.

In the 2006 Census the population of Cowper is 432 and is comprised of 50.8% males and 49.2% females.

The median/average age of the Cowper population is 40 years of age, 3 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Cowper is 93.3% Australia, 0.9% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.7% Papua New Guinea.

96.5% of people speak English as their first language, 0.7% speak Auslan.

The religious make up of Cowper is 25.5% Anglican, 25.1% Catholic, 12.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 12.5% No Religion, 8.8% Uniting Church.

52.1% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 13.5% are separated or divorced. There are 18 widowed people living in Cowper.

56.6% of the people living in Cowper are employed full time, while 29.3% are employed on a part time basis. Cowper has an above average unemployment rate of 5.9% and 122 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $352.00 per week and the average household income is $743.00 per week.

The average rent in Cowper is $125 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $1008 per month. 47.3% are fully owned, and 29.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 23% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cowper postcode 2460

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