Rushforth Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Rushforth (2460) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 486 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Rushforth is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2006 Census the population of Rushforth is 357 and is comprised of 52.8% males and 47.2% females.

The median/average age of the Rushforth population is 42 years of age, 5 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Rushforth is 91.9% Australia, 1.7% England, 1.1% Italy, 0.8% South Africa, 0.8% Netherlands.

96.6% of people speak English as their first language, 0.8% speak Italian.

The religious make up of Rushforth is 39.6% Anglican, 23.6% Catholic, 9.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 7.6% No Religion, 2.2% Uniting Church.

62.2% of people are married, 26.6% have never married and 7% are separated or divorced. There are 10 widowed people living in Rushforth.

49.5% of the people living in Rushforth are employed full time, while 32.4% are employed on a part time basis. Rushforth has an above average unemployment rate of 5.5% and 86 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $451.00 per week and the average household income is $1100.00 per week.

The average rent in Rushforth is $133 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $1092 per month. 49.2% are fully owned, and 38.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.5% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Rushforth postcode 2460

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