Lowesdale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Lowesdale (2646) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Far South West, New South Wales. It is about 493 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Lowesdale is in the federal electorate of Farrer.

In the 2011 census the population of Lowesdale was 311 and is comprised of approximately 48.6% females and 51.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Lowesdale is 44 years of age.

92.5% of people living in the suburb of Lowesdale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.3% New Zealand.

94.5% of people living in Lowesdale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Italian.

The religious makeup of Lowesdale is 20.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 20.0% Catholic, 15.5% Anglican, 13.5% No religion, 13.2% Uniting Church, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.1% Baptist, 2.3% Pentecostal, 1.3% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.0% Lutheran.

60.9% of people are married, 25.1% have never married and 5.3% are divorced and 4.9% are separated. There are 9 widowed people living in Lowesdale.

60.5% of the people living in Lowesdale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 26.7% are working on a part time basis. Lowesdale has an unemployment rate of 8.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Lowesdale are 45.0% Managers, 15.0% Labourers, 13.8% Professionals, 12.5% Technicians & trades workers, 7.5% Clerical & administrative workers, 4.4% Community & personal service workers, 1.9% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Lowesdale work in are 50.6% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 15.8% Manufacturing, 9.5% Health care and social assistance, 5.7% Education and training, 3.8% Public administration and safety, 3.8% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.2% Accommodation and food services, 1.9% Professional, scientific and technical services, 1.9% Inadequately described/Not stated.

53.5% of homes are fully owned, and 27.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $542 per week and the median household income is $1226 per week.

The median rent in Lowesdale is $0 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Lowesdale postcode 2646

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