New Brighton Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

New Brighton (2483) is a suburb of North Coast, Northern Rivers, New South Wales. It is about 636 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. New Brighton is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of New Brighton was 293 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of New Brighton is 52 years of age.

80.8% of people living in the suburb of New Brighton were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 3.1% New Zealand, 2.1% Chile, 1.7% Scotland, 1.4% United States of America.

90.8% of people living in New Brighton speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.0% Portuguese, 2.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.0% Spanish, 1.0% Dutch, 1.0% Australian Indigenous Languages , 1.0% Russian.

The religious makeup of New Brighton is 46.1% No religion, 14.3% Catholic, 10.9% Anglican, 7.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.8% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Other Religious Groups, 2.4% Buddhism, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Judaism.

40.7% of people are married, 37.9% have never married and 15.3% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 6 widowed people living in New Brighton.

37.8% of the people living in New Brighton over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 43.9% are working on a part time basis. New Brighton has an unemployment rate of 11.5%.

The main occupations of people living in New Brighton are 24.0% Professionals, 17.8% Managers, 14.0% Community & personal service workers, 14.0% Labourers, 11.6% Technicians & trades workers, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.8% Sales workers.

The main industries people from New Brighton work in are 13.1% Health care and social assistance, 11.5% Retail trade, 9.2% Education and training, 9.2% Accommodation and food services, 9.2% Construction, 8.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.7% Financial and insurance services, 6.9% Arts and recreation services, 4.6% Manufacturing.

33.3% of homes are fully owned, and 23.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 43.4% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $492 per week and the median household income is $968 per week.

The median rent in New Brighton is $350 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1768 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for New Brighton postcode 2483

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