Emerald Beach Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Emerald Beach (2456) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 452 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Emerald Beach is in the federal electorate of Cowper.

In the 2011 census the population of Emerald Beach was 2,135 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Emerald Beach is 41 years of age.

84.7% of people living in the suburb of Emerald Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 2.2% New Zealand, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% United States of America, 0.7% Scotland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% India, 0.3% Papua New Guinea, 0.3% Malaysia, 0.3% Philippines, 0.2% Taiwan, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

95.1% of people living in Emerald Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% German, 0.6% Other, 0.4% Punjabi, 0.3% Greek, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Croatian.

The religious makeup of Emerald Beach is 33.0% No religion, 22.4% Anglican, 18.2% Catholic, 5.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.1% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Uniting Church, 2.2% Baptist, 1.8% Other religious affiliation , 1.5% Buddhism.

53.3% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 10.5% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 57 widowed people living in Emerald Beach.

51.1% of the people living in Emerald Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.1% are working on a part time basis. Emerald Beach has an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Emerald Beach are 20.7% Professionals, 15.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Sales workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Managers, 9.9% Labourers, 4.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Emerald Beach work in are 15.3% Retail trade, 13.9% Health care and social assistance, 11.8% Construction, 9.4% Education and training, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 7.9% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Other services, 4.6% Manufacturing, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services.

35.8% of homes are fully owned, and 40.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $524 per week and the median household income is $1183 per week.

The median rent in Emerald Beach is $310 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1647 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Emerald Beach postcode 2456

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