Orange Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Orange (2800) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 206 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Orange is in the federal electorate of Calare.

In the 2011 census the population of Orange was 35,990 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Orange is 35 years of age.

85.1% of people living in the suburb of Orange were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.6% England, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% China , 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Sudan, 0.2% United States of America, 0.1% South Sudan.

89.7% of people living in Orange speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.3% Arabic, 0.2% Greek, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% German, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Cantonese.

The religious makeup of Orange is 32.5% Catholic, 24.3% Anglican, 14.5% No religion, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 7.7% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Pentecostal, 1.2% Baptist, 0.7% Brethren.

45.8% of people are married, 35.3% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 1846 widowed people living in Orange.

62.7% of the people living in Orange over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.9% are working on a part time basis. Orange has an unemployment rate of 4.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Orange are 19.3% Professionals, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 14.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Labourers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 9.9% Managers, 9.7% Sales workers, 8.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Orange work in are 16.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Retail trade, 8.8% Manufacturing, 8.7% Education and training, 7.2% Construction, 7.0% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Mining, 4.4% Other services.

30.7% of homes are fully owned, and 32.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 33.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $578 per week and the median household income is $1146 per week.

The median rent in Orange is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1625 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Orange postcode 2800

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