Cudgen Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Cudgen (2487) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 662 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Cudgen is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Cudgen was 850 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cudgen is 39 years of age.

85.6% of people living in the suburb of Cudgen were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.2% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Thailand, 0.7% Japan, 0.6% Brazil, 0.6% Papua New Guinea, 0.6% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Germany.

94.6% of people living in Cudgen speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Japanese, 0.4% Thai, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.4% Turkish, 0.4% Other.

The religious makeup of Cudgen is 25.6% Anglican, 25.5% Catholic, 19.5% No religion, 7.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 3.5% Uniting Church, 1.9% Buddhism, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.7% Other religious affiliation .

53.4% of people are married, 29.4% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 1.6% are separated. There are 32 widowed people living in Cudgen.

51.3% of the people living in Cudgen over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 38.0% are working on a part time basis. Cudgen has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Cudgen are 19.8% Professionals, 17.0% Technicians & trades workers, 15.1% Managers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.4% Labourers, 9.0% Sales workers, 8.7% Community & personal service workers, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cudgen work in are 15.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 10.1% Education and training, 9.9% Construction, 8.0% Accommodation and food services, 7.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 4.2% Manufacturing, 4.0% Administrative and support services.

38.8% of homes are fully owned, and 33.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $530 per week and the median household income is $1162 per week.

The median rent in Cudgen is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cudgen postcode 2487

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