Pooncarie Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Pooncarie (2648) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Far South West, New South Wales. It is about 801 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Pooncarie is in the federal electorate of Farrer.

In the 2011 census the population of Pooncarie was 328 and is comprised of approximately 39.9% females and 60.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Pooncarie is 47 years of age.

82.9% of people living in the suburb of Pooncarie were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% United States of America, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% England.

86.9% of people living in Pooncarie speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 12.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Italian.

The religious makeup of Pooncarie is 22.6% Catholic, 21.4% Anglican, 19.9% No religion, 15.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 11.3% Uniting Church, 3.1% Lutheran, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Churches of Christ, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist, 0.9% Christian, nfd.

54.2% of people are married, 27.1% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 5.8% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Pooncarie.

69.7% of the people living in Pooncarie over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.2% are working on a part time basis. Pooncarie has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Pooncarie are 57.1% Managers, 14.1% Labourers, 8.3% Technicians & trades workers, 5.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.1% Professionals, 3.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 1.9% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Pooncarie work in are 57.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 7.4% Wholesale trade, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 3.7% Construction, 3.7% Administrative and support services, 3.7% Education and training, 3.7% Health care and social assistance, 1.9% Arts and recreation services, 1.9% Public administration and safety.

51.7% of homes are fully owned, and 20.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $462 per week and the median household income is $818 per week.

The median rent in Pooncarie is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $500 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Pooncarie postcode 2648

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