Pillar Valley Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Pillar Valley (2462) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 491 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Pillar Valley is in the federal electorate of Cowper.

In the 2011 census the population of Pillar Valley was 347 and is comprised of approximately 45.0% females and 55.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pillar Valley is 43 years of age.

85.3% of people living in the suburb of Pillar Valley were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 1.4% Scotland.

93.7% of people living in Pillar Valley speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other, 0.9% French.

The religious makeup of Pillar Valley is 30.5% Anglican, 24.7% No religion, 13.5% Catholic, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.4% Uniting Church, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Other religious affiliation , 1.7% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.7% Hinduism.

46.7% of people are married, 32.8% have never married and 10.2% are divorced and 8.0% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Pillar Valley.

48.6% of the people living in Pillar Valley over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.5% are working on a part time basis. Pillar Valley has an unemployment rate of 12.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Pillar Valley are 19.5% Managers, 16.4% Professionals, 14.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Labourers, 10.2% Technicians & trades workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 7.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Pillar Valley work in are 19.5% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.6% Manufacturing, 10.6% Construction, 8.1% Retail trade, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.3% Wholesale trade, 6.5% Public administration and safety, 4.1% Professional, scientific and technical services.

43.7% of homes are fully owned, and 38.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 11.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $371 per week and the median household income is $772 per week.

The median rent in Pillar Valley is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1529 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pillar Valley postcode 2462

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