Boorowa Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Boorowa (2586) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 238 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Boorowa is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Boorowa was 1,619 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Boorowa is 45 years of age.

91.4% of people living in the suburb of Boorowa were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.4% Namibia, 0.4% China , 0.3% Serbia, 0.2% Germany.

95.1% of people living in Boorowa speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Cantonese, 0.3% French, 0.2% Other.

The religious makeup of Boorowa is 43.2% Catholic, 28.6% Anglican, 10.0% No religion, 5.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 2.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 0.7% Baptist, 0.4% Buddhism, 0.4% Other religious affiliation .

51.8% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 7.7% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 133 widowed people living in Boorowa.

55.2% of the people living in Boorowa over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.3% are working on a part time basis. Boorowa has an unemployment rate of 4.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Boorowa are 24.5% Managers, 14.3% Labourers, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 11.3% Professionals, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 8.2% Sales workers, 7.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Boorowa work in are 25.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 11.3% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Public administration and safety, 8.5% Retail trade, 7.6% Construction, 6.7% Education and training, 6.2% Manufacturing, 6.0% Accommodation and food services, 3.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

48.8% of homes are fully owned, and 25.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 21.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $473 per week and the median household income is $771 per week.

The median rent in Boorowa is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $899 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Boorowa postcode 2586

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