Yorklea Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Yorklea (2470) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 575 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Yorklea is in the federal electorate of Page.

In the 2011 census the population of Yorklea was 446 and is comprised of approximately 50.2% females and 49.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yorklea is 41 years of age.

90.6% of people living in the suburb of Yorklea were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.9% England, 1.3% Switzerland.

94.6% of people living in Yorklea speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% German.

The religious makeup of Yorklea is 30.5% Anglican, 24.7% Catholic, 12.8% No religion, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 7.4% Uniting Church, 1.6% Other Christian, 1.3% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.1% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist.

57.9% of people are married, 24.3% have never married and 11.4% are divorced and 1.8% are separated. There are 16 widowed people living in Yorklea.

57.5% of the people living in Yorklea over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.2% are working on a part time basis. Yorklea has an unemployment rate of 2.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Yorklea are 22.1% Managers, 16.3% Labourers, 13.0% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Sales workers, 10.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.1% Professionals, 8.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 8.2% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Yorklea work in are 22.0% Manufacturing, 15.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.4% Retail trade, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 8.6% Education and training, 5.7% Construction, 2.9% Arts and recreation services, 2.9% Public administration and safety, 2.9% Transport, postal and warehousing.

41.1% of homes are fully owned, and 39.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $449 per week and the median household income is $949 per week.

The median rent in Yorklea is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1415 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yorklea postcode 2470

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