Thurgoona Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Thurgoona (2640) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 454 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Thurgoona is in the federal electorate of Farrer.

In the 2011 census the population of Thurgoona was 6,160 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Thurgoona is 31 years of age.

87.9% of people living in the suburb of Thurgoona were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.8% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.6% Laos, 0.5% Scotland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Germany, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Curacao, 0.1% Zimbabwe, 0.1% Canada, 0.1% Korea, Republic of .

93.7% of people living in Thurgoona speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.3% German, 0.3% Italian, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Filipino , 0.2% Hindi, 0.1% Korean.

The religious makeup of Thurgoona is 29.2% Catholic, 21.0% No religion, 20.5% Anglican, 5.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Lutheran, 2.5% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.4% Baptist.

54.5% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 7.0% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 141 widowed people living in Thurgoona.

60.3% of the people living in Thurgoona over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.8% are working on a part time basis. Thurgoona has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Thurgoona are 18.4% Professionals, 15.0% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.2% Sales workers, 11.7% Managers, 10.8% Community & personal service workers, 8.9% Labourers, 7.4% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Thurgoona work in are 13.8% Retail trade, 13.1% Manufacturing, 12.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.7% Education and training, 8.6% Construction, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Accommodation and food services, 4.4% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.2% Wholesale trade.

20.9% of homes are fully owned, and 54.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $653 per week and the median household income is $1511 per week.

The median rent in Thurgoona is $270 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1600 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Thurgoona postcode 2640

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