Taralga Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Taralga (2580) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales. It is about 141 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Taralga is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Taralga was 285 and is comprised of approximately 49.8% females and 50.2% males.

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

88.7% of people living in the suburb of Taralga were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 2.1% England, 1.8% Netherlands, 1.8% Canada.

93.7% of people living in Taralga speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Greek.

The religious makeup of Taralga is 44.7% Catholic, 26.4% Anglican, 9.9% No religion, 4.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Churches of Christ, 1.4% Baptist, 1.4% Other Christian, 1.1% Eastern Orthodox.

45.1% of people are married, 28.4% have never married and 12.1% are divorced and 0.0% are separated. There are 31 widowed people living in Taralga.

64.2% of the people living in Taralga over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.3% are working on a part time basis. Taralga has an unemployment rate of 5.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Taralga are 21.5% Managers, 18.7% Technicians & trades workers, 16.8% Community & personal service workers, 16.8% Labourers, 11.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.7% Professionals, 2.8% Sales workers, 2.8% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Taralga work in are 24.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.5% Public administration and safety, 9.6% Construction, 9.6% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.7% Manufacturing, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 5.8% Administrative and support services, 3.8% Retail trade.

47.5% of homes are fully owned, and 28.7% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 20.8% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $384 per week and the median household income is $823 per week.

The median rent in Taralga is $120 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Taralga postcode 2580

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