Potato Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Potato Point (2545) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 266 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Potato Point is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Potato Point was 270 and is comprised of approximately 47.0% females and 53.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Potato Point is 50 years of age.

83.6% of people living in the suburb of Potato Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.0% England, 2.2% Greece, 1.9% Austria, 1.9% Germany, 1.5% New Zealand.

93.3% of people living in Potato Point speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Mandarin, 1.1% German, 1.1% Greek.

The religious makeup of Potato Point is 29.4% Anglican, 25.7% No religion, 18.2% Catholic, 7.1% Uniting Church, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.2% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.0% Other Religious Groups, 2.2% Baptist, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Lutheran.

53.1% of people are married, 24.1% have never married and 13.6% are divorced and 2.6% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Potato Point.

46.9% of the people living in Potato Point over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 43.8% are working on a part time basis. Potato Point has an unemployment rate of 6.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Potato Point are 24.8% Managers, 16.8% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.8% Professionals, 9.6% Sales workers, 8.0% Labourers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 4.8% Community & personal service workers.

The main industries people from Potato Point work in are 18.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 14.2% Construction, 14.2% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Education and training, 8.7% Professional, scientific and technical services, 7.1% Manufacturing, 5.5% Accommodation and food services, 5.5% Retail trade, 4.7% Public administration and safety.

57.4% of homes are fully owned, and 23.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $494 per week and the median household income is $860 per week.

The median rent in Potato Point is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Potato Point postcode 2545

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