Young Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Young (2594) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Central Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 272 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Young is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Young was 10,039 and is comprised of approximately 51.8% females and 48.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Young is 39 years of age.

88.5% of people living in the suburb of Young were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.2% England, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.3% Lebanon, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.2% United States of America, 0.1% India, 0.1% Germany, 0.1% China , 0.1% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% Italy, 0.1% Fiji.

92.2% of people living in Young speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Arabic, 0.3% Serbian, 0.2% Mandarin, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Other, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Tagalog, 0.1% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Young is 37.5% Catholic, 27.6% Anglican, 11.4% No religion, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.4% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Islam, 1.1% Brethren, 0.8% Baptist.

48.3% of people are married, 31.0% have never married and 8.4% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 688 widowed people living in Young.

56.1% of the people living in Young over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.8% are working on a part time basis. Young has an unemployment rate of 6.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Young are 16.4% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Labourers, 13.8% Professionals, 13.6% Managers, 12.7% Sales workers, 11.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 6.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Young work in are 16.3% Retail trade, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 10.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.5% Manufacturing, 8.0% Construction, 7.4% Education and training, 6.6% Accommodation and food services, 4.5% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing.

38.2% of homes are fully owned, and 29.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 29.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $440 per week and the median household income is $813 per week.

The median rent in Young is $185 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Young postcode 2594

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