Surfside Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Surfside (2536) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 224 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Surfside is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Surfside was 1,405 and is comprised of approximately 50.5% females and 49.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Surfside is 42 years of age.

81.2% of people living in the suburb of Surfside were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.1% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 1.1% Greece, 0.9% Germany, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.7% Italy, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Austria, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.4% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.4% Malta, 0.3% Turkey, 0.3% Canada, 0.3% France.

89.7% of people living in Surfside speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.6% Greek, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% German, 0.5% Serbian, 0.3% Other, 0.2% French, 0.2% Croatian, 0.2% Japanese.

The religious makeup of Surfside is 26.2% Anglican, 25.4% Catholic, 20.6% No religion, 11.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.8% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Eastern Orthodox, 1.4% Christian, nfd, 1.0% Lutheran, 0.9% Pentecostal.

53.8% of people are married, 26.8% have never married and 10.1% are divorced and 4.3% are separated. There are 54 widowed people living in Surfside.

47.9% of the people living in Surfside over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.1% are working on a part time basis. Surfside has an unemployment rate of 9.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Surfside are 15.2% Sales workers, 14.6% Technicians & trades workers, 14.3% Labourers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Managers, 11.6% Community & personal service workers, 10.4% Professionals, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 3.1% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Surfside work in are 17.8% Retail trade, 11.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Accommodation and food services, 10.0% Construction, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 6.6% Education and training, 5.2% Manufacturing, 4.6% Other services, 4.1% Administrative and support services.

40.6% of homes are fully owned, and 27.9% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 28.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $415 per week and the median household income is $780 per week.

The median rent in Surfside is $220 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Surfside postcode 2536

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