Bowenfels Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Bowenfels (2790) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 109 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Bowenfels is in the federal electorate of Calare.

In the 2011 census the population of Bowenfels was 1,789 and is comprised of approximately 50.9% females and 49.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bowenfels is 39 years of age.

80.5% of people living in the suburb of Bowenfels were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Inadequately described, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Iraq, 0.3% Scotland, 0.3% Fiji, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% Chile, 0.3% Philippines.

86.8% of people living in Bowenfels speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 10.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.4% German, 0.4% Arabic, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Bowenfels is 26.8% Anglican, 25.4% Catholic, 15.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 13.6% No religion, 5.1% Uniting Church, 4.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.7% Baptist, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Buddhism, 0.9% Salvation Army.

35.7% of people are married, 40.3% have never married and 10.9% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 124 widowed people living in Bowenfels.

47.2% of the people living in Bowenfels over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Bowenfels has an unemployment rate of 15.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Bowenfels are 16.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 16.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Community & personal service workers, 13.5% Labourers, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.4% Sales workers, 9.4% Professionals, 5.6% Managers, 3.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bowenfels work in are 13.3% Mining, 11.8% Retail trade, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.9% Accommodation and food services, 6.8% Manufacturing, 6.4% Public administration and safety, 6.0% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.8% Other services, 5.2% Construction.

25.2% of homes are fully owned, and 19.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 47.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $363 per week and the median household income is $659 per week.

The median rent in Bowenfels is $130 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bowenfels postcode 2790

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