Merah North Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Merah North (2388) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 454 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Merah North is in the federal electorate of Parkes.

In the 2011 census the population of Merah North was 386 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

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

85.6% of people living in the suburb of Merah North were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% United States of America, 1.8% South Africa, 1.3% Ireland, 0.8% New Zealand.

91.2% of people living in Merah North speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 7.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Other.

The religious makeup of Merah North is 32.1% Catholic, 29.8% Anglican, 13.7% No religion, 9.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 7.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.4% Uniting Church, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.3% Baptist, 0.8% Buddhism.

67.5% of people are married, 25.8% have never married and 2.1% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 4 widowed people living in Merah North.

77.6% of the people living in Merah North over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 16.4% are working on a part time basis. Merah North has an unemployment rate of 1.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Merah North are 64.5% Managers, 8.1% Professionals, 8.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.1% Labourers, 6.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 2.8% Technicians & trades workers, 1.9% Community & personal service workers, 1.4% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Merah North work in are 83.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.2% Health care and social assistance, 2.8% Education and training, 1.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 1.4% Accommodation and food services, 1.4% Public administration and safety, 1.4% Retail trade, 1.4% Manufacturing, 1.4% Other services.

35.8% of homes are fully owned, and 11.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 44.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $760 per week and the median household income is $1146 per week.

The median rent in Merah North is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $0 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Merah North postcode 2388

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