Oberon Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Oberon (2787) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 126 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Oberon is in the federal electorate of Calare.

In the 2011 census the population of Oberon was 3,185 and is comprised of approximately 49.4% females and 50.6% males.

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

85.9% of people living in the suburb of Oberon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.0% New Zealand, 2.0% England, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Bosnia and Herzegovina, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Serbia, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% Slovenia, 0.2% Denmark, 0.2% Austria.

92.9% of people living in Oberon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.8% Other, 0.3% German, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Punjabi, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Khmer, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Oberon is 37.2% Catholic, 22.7% Anglican, 14.2% No religion, 7.3% Uniting Church, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Pentecostal, 1.0% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.8% Eastern Orthodox.

49.8% of people are married, 31.7% have never married and 8.0% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 187 widowed people living in Oberon.

62.8% of the people living in Oberon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 24.7% are working on a part time basis. Oberon has an unemployment rate of 6.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Oberon are 18.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.6% Labourers, 10.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.7% Managers, 9.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.0% Professionals, 6.4% Sales workers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Oberon work in are 25.2% Manufacturing, 9.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.7% Retail trade, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 7.0% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Construction, 6.3% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.1% Education and training.

37.9% of homes are fully owned, and 31.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $514 per week and the median household income is $959 per week.

The median rent in Oberon is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Oberon postcode 2787

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