Tarago Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tarago (2580) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 198 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tarago is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Tarago was 351 and is comprised of approximately 47.0% females and 53.0% males.

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

84.6% of people living in the suburb of Tarago were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 2.6% New Zealand, 1.4% Netherlands, 1.1% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Italy.

95.2% of people living in Tarago speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.4% Greek, 1.1% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Tarago is 31.3% Catholic, 25.4% Anglican, 21.1% No religion, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Baptist, 3.1% Uniting Church, 1.7% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Eastern Orthodox, 1.1% Buddhism, 0.9% Seventh-day Adventist.

52.1% of people are married, 30.3% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 10 widowed people living in Tarago.

71.2% of the people living in Tarago over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 19.7% are working on a part time basis. Tarago has an unemployment rate of 1.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Tarago are 22.7% Managers, 17.0% Professionals, 13.9% Technicians & trades workers, 10.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 9.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.8% Labourers, 7.7% Sales workers, 5.7% Community & personal service workers, 4.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Tarago work in are 14.5% Public administration and safety, 10.4% Retail trade, 9.8% Education and training, 8.8% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 8.8% Construction, 6.7% Other services, 5.7% Health care and social assistance, 5.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.7% Administrative and support services.

39.2% of homes are fully owned, and 40.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.0% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $700 per week and the median household income is $1307 per week.

The median rent in Tarago is $70 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2037 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tarago postcode 2580

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