Brownsville Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Brownsville (2530) is a suburb of South Coast, Southern Highlands, New South Wales. It is about 78 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Brownsville is in the federal electorate of Throsby.

In the 2011 census the population of Brownsville was 523 and is comprised of approximately 49.3% females and 50.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Brownsville is 46 years of age.

75.4% of people living in the suburb of Brownsville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.1% England, 4.0% Scotland, 1.3% Netherlands, 1.1% Italy, 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% Serbia, 0.8% Wales, 0.8% Poland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia .

93.3% of people living in Brownsville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.5% Italian, 0.8% Arabic, 0.6% Macedonian, 0.6% Greek, 0.6% Serbian.

The religious makeup of Brownsville is 35.3% Anglican, 23.5% Catholic, 18.3% No religion, 5.0% Uniting Church, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.5% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Salvation Army, 1.1% Jehovah's Witnesses.

41.3% of people are married, 36.5% have never married and 11.2% are divorced and 6.0% are separated. There are 23 widowed people living in Brownsville.

56.7% of the people living in Brownsville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 25.4% are working on a part time basis. Brownsville has an unemployment rate of 9.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Brownsville are 15.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 15.4% Labourers, 14.5% Community & personal service workers, 12.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Sales workers, 9.7% Managers, 8.4% Professionals.

The main industries people from Brownsville work in are 14.6% Accommodation and food services, 13.3% Retail trade, 13.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Manufacturing, 9.7% Transport, postal and warehousing, 6.2% Education and training, 5.8% Administrative and support services, 5.3% Financial and insurance services, 4.0% Mining.

33.2% of homes are fully owned, and 29.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $386 per week and the median household income is $746 per week.

The median rent in Brownsville is $215 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Brownsville postcode 2530

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