Coonabarabran Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Coonabarabran (2357) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 340 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Coonabarabran is in the federal electorate of Parkes.

In the 2011 census the population of Coonabarabran was 3,174 and is comprised of approximately 52.3% females and 47.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Coonabarabran is 44 years of age.

87.6% of people living in the suburb of Coonabarabran were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.0% England, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% New Zealand, 0.3% China , 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Hungary, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.1% Northern Ireland, 0.1% Malaysia, 0.1% South Africa, 0.1% Argentina.

91.8% of people living in Coonabarabran speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 6.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% German, 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Polish, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Hungarian, 0.1% Other.

The religious makeup of Coonabarabran is 30.2% Anglican, 23.4% Catholic, 17.5% No religion, 9.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.3% Uniting Church, 2.4% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Jehovah's Witnesses, 1.0% Pentecostal, 0.7% Seventh-day Adventist.

46.2% of people are married, 30.9% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 280 widowed people living in Coonabarabran.

53.1% of the people living in Coonabarabran over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Coonabarabran has an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Coonabarabran are 17.3% Professionals, 14.6% Labourers, 14.4% Community & personal service workers, 13.1% Technicians & trades workers, 12.0% Managers, 10.7% Sales workers, 8.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coonabarabran work in are 14.6% Retail trade, 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Education and training, 9.9% Public administration and safety, 9.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.6% Construction, 4.2% Manufacturing, 4.2% Other services.

43.4% of homes are fully owned, and 23.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $392 per week and the median household income is $717 per week.

The median rent in Coonabarabran is $145 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $958 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coonabarabran postcode 2357

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