Longreach Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Longreach (2540) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 128 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Longreach is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2006 Census the population of Longreach is 139 and is comprised of 53.6% males and 46.4% females.

The median/average age of the Longreach population is 50 years of age, 13 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Longreach is 91.3% Australia, 2.2% England, 2.2% Egypt, 2.2% Lithuania, 2.2% Norway.

100.7% of people speak English as their first language.

The religious make up of Longreach is 26.8% Catholic, 25.4% Anglican, 14.5% No Religion, 10.1% Christian, nfd, 10.1% Presbyterian and Reformed.

64.6% of people are married, 23.9% have never married and 10.6% are separated or divorced. There are 4 widowed people living in Longreach.

62.9% of the people living in Longreach are employed full time, while 22.6% are employed on a part time basis. Longreach has an above average unemployment rate of 6.5% and 55 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $374.00 per week and the average household income is $824.00 per week.

The average rent in Longreach is $40 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $1300 per month. 51.9% are fully owned, and 35.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 14.8% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Longreach postcode 2540

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