Skennars Head Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Skennars Head (2478) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 605 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Skennars Head is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Skennars Head was 1,194 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Skennars Head is 43 years of age.

86.2% of people living in the suburb of Skennars Head were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% South Africa, 0.4% Japan, 0.4% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Singapore, 0.4% Poland, 0.4% United States of America, 0.4% Indonesia, 0.3% Germany.

94.6% of people living in Skennars Head speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Other, 0.3% Thai, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Italian, 0.3% Indonesian, 0.3% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Skennars Head is 35.7% Catholic, 22.9% Anglican, 17.0% No religion, 6.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.1% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.5% Buddhism, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

58.6% of people are married, 25.1% have never married and 9.6% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 36 widowed people living in Skennars Head.

52.2% of the people living in Skennars Head over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.5% are working on a part time basis. Skennars Head has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Skennars Head are 25.3% Professionals, 13.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.7% Managers, 12.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.5% Technicians & trades workers, 8.9% Sales workers, 8.3% Labourers, 3.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Skennars Head work in are 14.5% Health care and social assistance, 13.6% Education and training, 9.4% Accommodation and food services, 9.1% Construction, 8.7% Retail trade, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.7% Manufacturing, 3.6% Financial and insurance services.

46.2% of homes are fully owned, and 33.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $546 per week and the median household income is $1072 per week.

The median rent in Skennars Head is $390 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1874 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Skennars Head postcode 2478

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