Karabar Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Karabar (2620) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 246 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Karabar is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Karabar was 8,601 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

The median/average age of the population of Karabar is 35 years of age.

78.3% of people living in the suburb of Karabar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 1.8% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.3% Italy, 0.6% Croatia, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Serbia, 0.5% Philippines, 0.5% India, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Samoa, 0.4% Fiji, 0.3% China , 0.3% Malaysia.

81.9% of people living in Karabar speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 3.7% Macedonian, 1.8% Italian, 1.3% Other, 1.2% Serbian, 0.7% Croatian, 0.6% Samoan, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Hindi.

The religious makeup of Karabar is 32.7% Catholic, 21.1% Anglican, 17.0% No religion, 7.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.5% Eastern Orthodox, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Christian, nfd, 0.8% Pentecostal, 0.8% Lutheran.

46.5% of people are married, 36.5% have never married and 8.3% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 326 widowed people living in Karabar.

67.3% of the people living in Karabar over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 23.0% are working on a part time basis. Karabar has an unemployment rate of 3.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Karabar are 21.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.7% Technicians & trades workers, 14.6% Professionals, 10.2% Labourers, 10.2% Managers, 10.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.4% Sales workers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 2.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Karabar work in are 23.7% Public administration and safety, 10.6% Construction, 9.5% Retail trade, 9.1% Health care and social assistance, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Manufacturing, 5.3% Education and training, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

28.2% of homes are fully owned, and 38.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $743 per week and the median household income is $1559 per week.

The median rent in Karabar is $280 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1900 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Karabar postcode 2620

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