Cootamundra Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Cootamundra (2590) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 305 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Cootamundra is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Cootamundra was 6,695 and is comprised of approximately 51.4% females and 48.6% males.

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

88.5% of people living in the suburb of Cootamundra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% England, 0.4% New Zealand, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Germany, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Vietnam, 0.1% China , 0.1% Indonesia, 0.1% Papua New Guinea, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% India, 0.1% South Africa.

94.0% of people living in Cootamundra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.2% Other, 0.2% Vietnamese, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Other , 0.1% Other, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Italian.

The religious makeup of Cootamundra is 34.4% Catholic, 32.0% Anglican, 11.0% No religion, 6.8% Uniting Church, 6.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist, 0.6% Salvation Army, 0.5% Other religious affiliation .

54.4% of people are married, 25.3% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.1% are separated. There are 495 widowed people living in Cootamundra.

59.8% of the people living in Cootamundra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.7% are working on a part time basis. Cootamundra has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Cootamundra are 15.8% Labourers, 15.5% Professionals, 14.1% Technicians & trades workers, 13.3% Managers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Sales workers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Cootamundra work in are 12.4% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.7% Manufacturing, 8.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.2% Education and training, 7.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.8% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Construction, 5.9% Accommodation and food services.

45.9% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $424 per week and the median household income is $774 per week.

The median rent in Cootamundra is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Cootamundra postcode 2590

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