Falls Creek Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Falls Creek (2540) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 135 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Falls Creek is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of Falls Creek was 951 and is comprised of approximately 47.9% females and 52.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Falls Creek is 45 years of age.

81.4% of people living in the suburb of Falls Creek were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.6% England, 1.7% New Zealand, 1.3% Scotland, 1.2% Malta, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% Germany, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% Switzerland, 0.4% Hungary, 0.4% Croatia, 0.4% Belgium, 0.4% France, 0.3% Canada.

94.2% of people living in Falls Creek speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Maltese, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% French, 0.5% Other, 0.5% Greek.

The religious makeup of Falls Creek is 27.8% Anglican, 25.2% Catholic, 22.1% No religion, 6.0% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 1.3% Latter-day Saints, 1.3% Pentecostal.

56.8% of people are married, 28.1% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 27 widowed people living in Falls Creek.

55.1% of the people living in Falls Creek over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.3% are working on a part time basis. Falls Creek has an unemployment rate of 6.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Falls Creek are 21.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.2% Professionals, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Managers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Labourers, 8.7% Sales workers, 7.8% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.0% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Falls Creek work in are 13.7% Construction, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 10.5% Manufacturing, 8.9% Retail trade, 7.1% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Other services, 6.4% Education and training, 4.8% Accommodation and food services, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services.

45.8% of homes are fully owned, and 41.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 9.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $471 per week and the median household income is $1132 per week.

The median rent in Falls Creek is $235 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Falls Creek postcode 2540

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