Bourke Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Bourke (2840) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Far West, New South Wales. It is about 651 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Bourke is in the federal electorate of Parkes.

In the 2011 census the population of Bourke was 2,465 and is comprised of approximately 49.9% females and 50.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Bourke is 34 years of age.

80.6% of people living in the suburb of Bourke were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 0.7% United States of America, 0.6% England, 0.6% New Zealand, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Canada, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Pakistan, 0.2% China , 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Egypt, 0.2% India, 0.2% France, 0.1% Scotland.

83.5% of people living in Bourke speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 14.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Hindi, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Bourke is 41.0% Catholic, 20.5% Anglican, 15.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% No religion, 4.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Pentecostal, 2.0% Christian, nfd, 2.0% Uniting Church, 1.5% Baptist, 0.6% Jehovah's Witnesses.

38.1% of people are married, 45.5% have never married and 6.6% are divorced and 4.1% are separated. There are 106 widowed people living in Bourke.

66.2% of the people living in Bourke over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 21.7% are working on a part time basis. Bourke has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Bourke are 18.4% Professionals, 15.8% Managers, 14.6% Community & personal service workers, 12.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.7% Technicians & trades workers, 10.5% Labourers, 7.5% Sales workers, 7.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Bourke work in are 16.6% Public administration and safety, 15.9% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.5% Education and training, 11.0% Retail trade, 4.6% Construction, 4.0% Accommodation and food services, 3.4% Other services, 3.3% Inadequately described/Not stated.

28.5% of homes are fully owned, and 22.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 41.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $630 per week and the median household income is $1099 per week.

The median rent in Bourke is $100 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $867 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Bourke postcode 2840

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