Possum Creek Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Possum Creek (2479) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 617 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Possum Creek is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Possum Creek was 277 and is comprised of approximately 52.0% females and 48.0% males.

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

80.2% of people living in the suburb of Possum Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.8% England, 3.2% Cote d'Ivoire, 2.5% New Zealand, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.4% Germany.

90.0% of people living in Possum Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% French, 2.2% Dutch, 2.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German, 1.1% Japanese, 1.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Possum Creek is 43.1% No religion, 19.2% Catholic, 10.9% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.4% Buddhism, 3.6% Other Religious Groups, 2.9% Christian, nfd, 2.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.8% Uniting Church, 1.4% Presbyterian and Reformed.

48.3% of people are married, 31.3% have never married and 14.7% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in Possum Creek.

38.0% of the people living in Possum Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 47.4% are working on a part time basis. Possum Creek has an unemployment rate of 8.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Possum Creek are 24.0% Managers, 19.8% Professionals, 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 8.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Labourers, 6.6% Sales workers, 5.8% Community & personal service workers, 5.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Possum Creek work in are 11.0% Education and training, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Construction, 9.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.4% Inadequately described/Not stated, 7.9% Retail trade, 7.1% Manufacturing, 7.1% Wholesale trade, 4.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.0% of homes are fully owned, and 37.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $493 per week and the median household income is $807 per week.

The median rent in Possum Creek is $277 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1100 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Possum Creek postcode 2479

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