Nelson Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Nelson (2550) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 332 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Nelson is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 Census the population of Nelson is 471 and is comprised of 46.9% females and 53.1% males.

The median/average age of the Nelson population is 38 years of age, 1 year above the Australian average.

83.9% of people living in Nelson were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 2.5%, New Zealand 1.7%, Taiwan 1.3%, Malta 1.3%, Germany 0.8%.

88.2% of people speak English as their first language 1.9% Urdu, 1.7% Italian, 1.3% Vietnamese, 1.1% Mandarin, 0.8% Maltese.

The religious make up of Nelson is 41% Catholic, 23.7% Anglican, 8.2% No Religion, 5.1% Uniting Church, 4.9% Presbyterian and Reformed.

56.3% of people are married, 28.8% have never married and 8.1% are divorced and 2.4% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Nelson.

61.5% of the people living in Nelson are employed full time, 23.8% are working on a part time basis. Nelson has an unemployment rate of 4.4%.

The main occupations of people from Nelson are Technicians and Trades Workers 19.2%, Professionals 19.2%, Managers 18.8%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 17.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 7.7%, Labourers 6.5%, Sales Workers 6.1%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 5.4%.

The median individual income is $724.00 per week and the median household income is $1963.00 per week.

49.7% of homes are fully owned, and 27.6% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.2% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Nelson is $322 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $3467 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nelson postcode 2550

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