Daruka Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Daruka (2340) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 316 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Daruka is in the federal electorate of New England.

In the 2011 census the population of Daruka was 817 and is comprised of approximately 50.7% females and 49.3% males.

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

91.0% of people living in the suburb of Daruka were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.8% England, 0.6% Croatia, 0.5% United States of America, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% New Zealand.

94.6% of people living in Daruka speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.7% Serbian, 0.4% Other.

The religious makeup of Daruka is 42.1% Anglican, 24.1% Catholic, 10.4% No religion, 7.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.8% Uniting Church, 4.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Baptist.

68.7% of people are married, 22.0% have never married and 4.0% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Daruka.

64.3% of the people living in Daruka over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 27.4% are working on a part time basis. Daruka has an unemployment rate of 2.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Daruka are 22.1% Professionals, 18.2% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.1% Managers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 7.9% Sales workers, 6.1% Labourers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Daruka work in are 15.1% Health care and social assistance, 12.9% Education and training, 12.7% Construction, 12.3% Retail trade, 7.2% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Other services, 5.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.8% Manufacturing, 4.2% Professional, scientific and technical services.

34.8% of homes are fully owned, and 57.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 7.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $760 per week and the median household income is $1952 per week.

The median rent in Daruka is $300 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Daruka postcode 2340

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