Downside Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Downside (2650) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 375 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Downside is in the federal electorate of Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Downside was 419 and is comprised of approximately 48.2% females and 51.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Downside is 39 years of age.

94.5% of people living in the suburb of Downside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.2% Ireland, 1.0% New Zealand.

97.8% of people living in Downside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Italian, 0.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Downside is 36.4% Catholic, 19.9% Anglican, 17.7% No religion, 11.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.8% Uniting Church, 3.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.9% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Lutheran, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Buddhism.

61.6% of people are married, 27.3% have never married and 7.9% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 4 widowed people living in Downside.

60.9% of the people living in Downside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.2% are working on a part time basis. Downside has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Downside are 29.9% Managers, 21.2% Professionals, 11.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Technicians & trades workers, 7.8% Sales workers, 5.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 5.2% Community & personal service workers, 5.2% Labourers, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Downside work in are 16.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.8% Education and training, 11.1% Health care and social assistance, 9.8% Retail trade, 8.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.4% Manufacturing, 5.1% Construction, 3.8% Other services, 3.8% Financial and insurance services.

40.1% of homes are fully owned, and 39.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $685 per week and the median household income is $1517 per week.

The median rent in Downside is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1700 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Downside postcode 2650

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