Corowa Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Corowa (2646) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 499 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Corowa is in the federal electorate of Farrer.

In the 2011 census the population of Corowa was 5,605 and is comprised of approximately 51.5% females and 48.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Corowa is 46 years of age.

87.8% of people living in the suburb of Corowa were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.3% Italy, 0.2% Croatia, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% Austria, 0.1% Wales, 0.1% Poland, 0.1% Indonesia.

94.4% of people living in Corowa speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Filipino , 0.1% German.

The religious makeup of Corowa is 29.5% Catholic, 23.0% Anglican, 17.2% No religion, 9.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 8.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.3% Uniting Church, 1.9% Baptist, 1.1% Lutheran, 1.1% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Buddhism.

52.5% of people are married, 26.2% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 417 widowed people living in Corowa.

59.6% of the people living in Corowa over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Corowa has an unemployment rate of 4.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Corowa are 23.2% Labourers, 15.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.1% Managers, 11.7% Professionals, 9.8% Sales workers, 9.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Corowa work in are 22.3% Manufacturing, 11.3% Retail trade, 10.0% Health care and social assistance, 9.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.6% Education and training, 4.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Construction, 4.5% Public administration and safety.

40.4% of homes are fully owned, and 31.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $479 per week and the median household income is $868 per week.

The median rent in Corowa is $175 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Corowa postcode 2646

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