Fernvale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Fernvale (2484) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 647 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Fernvale is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Fernvale was 238 and is comprised of approximately 49.2% females and 50.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Fernvale is 42 years of age.

81.5% of people living in the suburb of Fernvale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.7% England, 2.5% Belgium, 2.1% Thailand, 1.7% South Africa, 1.3% New Zealand.

88.6% of people living in Fernvale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Thai, 1.3% Russian, 1.3% Maltese, 1.3% Japanese, 1.3% French.

The religious makeup of Fernvale is 25.3% No religion, 22.8% Anglican, 18.1% Catholic, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.1% Other religious affiliation , 5.1% Uniting Church, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.7% Christian, nfd.

55.1% of people are married, 30.1% have never married and 8.2% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Fernvale.

49.5% of the people living in Fernvale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.2% are working on a part time basis. Fernvale has an unemployment rate of 10.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Fernvale are 22.9% Managers, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.3% Labourers, 11.4% Professionals, 11.4% Sales workers, 11.4% Technicians & trades workers, 9.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.9% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Fernvale work in are 17.6% Retail trade, 14.7% Manufacturing, 12.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.8% Construction, 7.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.9% Public administration and safety, 4.9% Financial and insurance services, 4.9% Education and training.

45.0% of homes are fully owned, and 33.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $463 per week and the median household income is $949 per week.

The median rent in Fernvale is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1928 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Fernvale postcode 2484

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