Orient Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Orient Point (2540) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 123 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Orient Point is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of Orient Point was 653 and is comprised of approximately 48.4% females and 51.6% males.

The median/average age of the population of Orient Point is 49 years of age.

81.8% of people living in the suburb of Orient Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.7% England, 2.0% Germany, 0.9% New Zealand, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% Thailand, 0.8% Malaysia, 0.8% China , 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.8% Egypt, 0.6% Philippines.

91.9% of people living in Orient Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.7% Other, 0.8% Macedonian, 0.6% Korean, 0.6% French, 0.5% Thai, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% German, 0.5% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Orient Point is 30.8% Anglican, 23.7% Catholic, 20.8% No religion, 6.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.3% Uniting Church, 2.8% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Christian, nfd, 1.7% Buddhism, 1.7% Baptist, 1.5% Australian Aboriginal Traditional Religions.

45.2% of people are married, 33.8% have never married and 10.4% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 41 widowed people living in Orient Point.

53.9% of the people living in Orient Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.9% are working on a part time basis. Orient Point has an unemployment rate of 8.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Orient Point are 20.2% Technicians & trades workers, 14.4% Community & personal service workers, 13.9% Professionals, 13.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Sales workers, 11.5% Labourers, 10.6% Managers, 4.3% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Orient Point work in are 17.7% Retail trade, 16.7% Health care and social assistance, 13.4% Construction, 9.1% Manufacturing, 9.1% Education and training, 6.2% Public administration and safety, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.7% Administrative and support services, 2.9% Arts and recreation services.

48.2% of homes are fully owned, and 24.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $392 per week and the median household income is $787 per week.

The median rent in Orient Point is $210 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1482 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Orient Point postcode 2540

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