Galong Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Galong (2585) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 257 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Galong is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Galong was 338 and is comprised of approximately 45.6% females and 54.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Galong is 48 years of age.

88.1% of people living in the suburb of Galong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% South Africa, 1.8% England.

91.2% of people living in Galong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% German, 0.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Galong is 41.9% Catholic, 23.3% Anglican, 10.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 9.4% No religion, 6.2% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Islam, 0.9% Lutheran.

55.2% of people are married, 25.7% have never married and 5.6% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Galong.

67.2% of the people living in Galong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 22.9% are working on a part time basis. Galong has an unemployment rate of 5.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Galong are 48.3% Managers, 12.5% Technicians & trades workers, 9.2% Professionals, 9.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.0% Community & personal service workers, 5.0% Labourers, 2.5% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Galong work in are 51.2% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.7% Construction, 9.1% Education and training, 9.1% Health care and social assistance, 5.8% Other services, 5.0% Manufacturing, 4.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 2.5% Retail trade, 2.5% Inadequately described/Not stated.

46.4% of homes are fully owned, and 20.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 26.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $402 per week and the median household income is $850 per week.

The median rent in Galong is $50 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1261 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Galong postcode 2585

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