Googong Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Googong (2620) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales. It is about 248 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Googong is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Googong was 1,122 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

The median/average age of the population of Googong is 41 years of age.

82.3% of people living in the suburb of Googong were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.5% England, 1.9% Italy, 1.2% Germany, 0.9% South Africa, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% Austria, 0.5% India, 0.5% Argentina, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Malta, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% Switzerland, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Zimbabwe.

89.1% of people living in Googong speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Italian, 1.9% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Greek, 1.2% German, 0.7% Spanish, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.6% Croatian, 0.6% Other, 0.6% Polish.

The religious makeup of Googong is 36.0% Catholic, 22.5% Anglican, 18.5% No religion, 5.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.2% Christian, nfd, 2.9% Eastern Orthodox, 1.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.3% Baptist, 1.0% Lutheran.

61.0% of people are married, 30.0% have never married and 5.1% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Googong.

63.9% of the people living in Googong over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.3% are working on a part time basis. Googong has an unemployment rate of 1.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Googong are 21.2% Professionals, 20.3% Managers, 18.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.5% Technicians & trades workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 7.1% Community & personal service workers, 5.3% Labourers, 4.1% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.7% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Googong work in are 19.9% Public administration and safety, 15.2% Construction, 9.7% Education and training, 8.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.1% Retail trade, 6.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.6% Manufacturing, 4.7% Other services, 4.0% Accommodation and food services.

38.1% of homes are fully owned, and 52.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 8.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $942 per week and the median household income is $2469 per week.

The median rent in Googong is $450 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2184 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Googong postcode 2620

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