Moruya Heads Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Moruya Heads (2537) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 248 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Moruya Heads is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Moruya Heads was 921 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Moruya Heads is 48 years of age.

81.5% of people living in the suburb of Moruya Heads were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 1.6% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Germany, 0.5% Croatia, 0.5% China , 0.5% Canada, 0.5% Thailand, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Italy, 0.3% United States of America.

93.4% of people living in Moruya Heads speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.9% Thai, 0.7% German, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% French.

The religious makeup of Moruya Heads is 26.1% Catholic, 24.1% No religion, 23.3% Anglican, 9.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 2.1% Pentecostal, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses, 0.9% Baptist.

53.8% of people are married, 26.5% have never married and 10.8% are divorced and 4.6% are separated. There are 33 widowed people living in Moruya Heads.

49.6% of the people living in Moruya Heads over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.7% are working on a part time basis. Moruya Heads has an unemployment rate of 8.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Moruya Heads are 23.8% Professionals, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.1% Community & personal service workers, 10.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Labourers, 9.2% Managers, 8.7% Sales workers, 7.6% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Moruya Heads work in are 15.3% Retail trade, 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 11.6% Education and training, 9.7% Accommodation and food services, 8.9% Public administration and safety, 7.8% Construction, 5.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.8% Other services, 4.0% Manufacturing.

45.3% of homes are fully owned, and 30.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $513 per week and the median household income is $929 per week.

The median rent in Moruya Heads is $231 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1372 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Moruya Heads postcode 2537

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