Garah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Garah (2405) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 553 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Garah is in the federal electorate of Parkes.

In the 2011 census the population of Garah was 551 and is comprised of approximately 43.6% females and 56.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Garah is 38 years of age.

89.4% of people living in the suburb of Garah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.3% New Zealand, 0.9% South Africa, 0.7% England, 0.7% Russian Federation.

94.9% of people living in Garah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Russian.

The religious makeup of Garah is 35.1% Catholic, 26.5% Anglican, 10.9% No religion, 8.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 8.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 2.9% Baptist, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 0.5% Salvation Army, 0.5% Other Christian.

46.8% of people are married, 35.6% have never married and 7.4% are divorced and 5.3% are separated. There are 21 widowed people living in Garah.

69.2% of the people living in Garah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 17.0% are working on a part time basis. Garah has an unemployment rate of 3.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Garah are 50.0% Managers, 16.9% Labourers, 14.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 5.0% Professionals, 4.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 3.3% Community & personal service workers, 2.3% Sales workers, 2.0% Technicians & trades workers, 1.3% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Garah work in are 69.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 6.9% Education and training, 4.3% Manufacturing, 3.6% Accommodation and food services, 3.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 3.3% Inadequately described/Not stated, 2.3% Health care and social assistance, 2.0% Retail trade, 1.7% Professional, scientific and technical services.

43.8% of homes are fully owned, and 13.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $574 per week and the median household income is $1014 per week.

The median rent in Garah is $9 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $550 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Garah postcode 2405

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