Yass River Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Yass River (2582) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 226 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Yass River is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Yass River was 578 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Yass River is 42 years of age.

80.0% of people living in the suburb of Yass River were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 3.8% New Zealand, 1.4% United States of America.

91.1% of people living in Yass River speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Polish.

The religious makeup of Yass River is 25.2% No religion, 24.7% Catholic, 23.7% Anglican, 12.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.0% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.0% Buddhism, 1.0% Lutheran.

60.9% of people are married, 24.3% have never married and 9.3% are divorced and 2.8% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Yass River.

62.7% of the people living in Yass River over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.2% are working on a part time basis. Yass River has an unemployment rate of 2.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Yass River are 22.0% Professionals, 22.0% Managers, 16.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 7.5% Community & personal service workers, 5.6% Labourers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.0% Sales workers, 3.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Yass River work in are 22.8% Public administration and safety, 11.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 9.9% Construction, 8.6% Health care and social assistance, 6.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.5% Retail trade, 6.5% Education and training, 4.3% Accommodation and food services, 4.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

32.5% of homes are fully owned, and 53.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 10.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $926 per week and the median household income is $1970 per week.

The median rent in Yass River is $245 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2167 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Yass River postcode 2582

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