Cargo Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Cargo (2800) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 227 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Cargo is in the federal electorate of Calare.

In the 2011 census the population of Cargo was 541 and is comprised of approximately 50.8% females and 49.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Cargo is 40 years of age.

91.5% of people living in the suburb of Cargo were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 0.9% Netherlands.

96.5% of people living in Cargo speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other.

The religious makeup of Cargo is 33.1% Catholic, 30.3% Anglican, 13.1% No religion, 9.8% Uniting Church, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.4% Baptist, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Other Religious Groups.

55.3% of people are married, 28.2% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 24 widowed people living in Cargo.

60.4% of the people living in Cargo over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.7% are working on a part time basis. Cargo has an unemployment rate of 2.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Cargo are 19.9% Managers, 18.4% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 11.5% Labourers, 10.3% Professionals, 9.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Community & personal service workers, 6.5% Sales workers, 3.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cargo work in are 22.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.8% Health care and social assistance, 7.8% Other services, 7.4% Retail trade, 7.0% Mining, 7.0% Construction, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 4.7% Manufacturing.

36.8% of homes are fully owned, and 43.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $514 per week and the median household income is $1211 per week.

The median rent in Cargo is $125 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cargo postcode 2800

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