The Pocket Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

The Pocket (2483) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 634 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. The Pocket is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of The Pocket was 363 and is comprised of approximately 48.5% females and 51.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of The Pocket is 46 years of age.

69.4% of people living in the suburb of The Pocket were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% India, 3.6% England, 3.3% New Zealand, 3.0% United States of America, 1.4% France, 1.1% Netherlands, 1.1% Germany.

80.4% of people living in The Pocket speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 5.0% Punjabi, 1.9% Other, 0.8% Polish, 0.8% Italian, 0.8% French.

The religious makeup of The Pocket is 33.5% No religion, 16.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 14.8% Catholic, 9.3% Anglican, 9.1% Other Religious Groups, 3.6% Uniting Church, 3.0% Buddhism, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Other religious affiliation , 1.6% Hinduism.

49.7% of people are married, 30.2% have never married and 12.2% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in The Pocket.

40.6% of the people living in The Pocket over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 46.5% are working on a part time basis. The Pocket has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in The Pocket are 21.6% Professionals, 14.2% Community & personal service workers, 14.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Managers, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Labourers, 6.8% Sales workers, 2.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from The Pocket work in are 14.9% Education and training, 14.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.4% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Retail trade, 8.7% Construction, 7.5% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Manufacturing, 5.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Accommodation and food services.

49.2% of homes are fully owned, and 31.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $393 per week and the median household income is $828 per week.

The median rent in The Pocket is $320 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for The Pocket postcode 2483

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