North Nowra Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

North Nowra (2541) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 125 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. North Nowra is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of North Nowra was 5,394 and is comprised of approximately 51.6% females and 48.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of North Nowra is 39 years of age.

84.2% of people living in the suburb of North Nowra were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 1.4% New Zealand, 0.6% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% China , 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Fiji.

94.7% of people living in North Nowra speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Other, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Russian.

The religious makeup of North Nowra is 28.8% Anglican, 21.3% Catholic, 19.6% No religion, 6.6% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.6% Uniting Church, 2.7% Christian, nfd, 2.7% Pentecostal, 1.9% Baptist, 0.9% Churches of Christ.

49.6% of people are married, 29.2% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 3.4% are separated. There are 329 widowed people living in North Nowra.

55.7% of the people living in North Nowra over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 32.9% are working on a part time basis. North Nowra has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in North Nowra are 18.3% Technicians & trades workers, 17.7% Professionals, 13.7% Community & personal service workers, 12.7% Sales workers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.3% Managers, 9.2% Labourers, 5.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.2% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from North Nowra work in are 16.4% Health care and social assistance, 14.4% Retail trade, 12.7% Public administration and safety, 9.2% Manufacturing, 7.3% Education and training, 7.3% Accommodation and food services, 7.1% Construction, 4.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

35.0% of homes are fully owned, and 35.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 27.2% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $498 per week and the median household income is $1012 per week.

The median rent in North Nowra is $230 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1495 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for North Nowra postcode 2541

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