Gum Flat Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gum Flat (2360) is a suburb of Regional NSW, North West Slopes, New South Wales. It is about 454 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gum Flat is in the federal electorates of New England, Parkes.

In the 2011 census the population of Gum Flat was 316 and is comprised of approximately 51.3% females and 48.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gum Flat is 42 years of age.

91.1% of people living in the suburb of Gum Flat were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.6% South Africa, 1.0% New Zealand, 1.0% England.

94.0% of people living in Gum Flat speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Other.

The religious makeup of Gum Flat is 28.8% Anglican, 19.0% Catholic, 15.5% No religion, 12.3% Uniting Church, 9.5% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.9% Salvation Army, 1.9% Other religious affiliation , 0.9% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Christian, nfd.

64.1% of people are married, 22.7% have never married and 8.6% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 12 widowed people living in Gum Flat.

53.3% of the people living in Gum Flat over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.7% are working on a part time basis. Gum Flat has an unemployment rate of 4.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Gum Flat are 22.0% Managers, 14.5% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Labourers, 11.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.7% Sales workers, 10.1% Professionals, 5.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gum Flat work in are 19.9% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 13.7% Education and training, 12.4% Manufacturing, 11.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.3% Retail trade, 5.6% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.6% Accommodation and food services, 5.6% Construction, 3.7% Public administration and safety.

44.5% of homes are fully owned, and 37.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $385 per week and the median household income is $1025 per week.

The median rent in Gum Flat is $145 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1522 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gum Flat postcode 2360

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