Colo Vale Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Colo Vale (2575) is a suburb of South Coast, Southern Highlands, New South Wales. It is about 89 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Colo Vale is in the federal electorate of Hume.

In the 2011 census the population of Colo Vale was 1,719 and is comprised of approximately 50.1% females and 49.9% males.

The median/average age of the population of Colo Vale is 38 years of age.

84.0% of people living in the suburb of Colo Vale were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.0% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.8% Italy, 0.8% Germany, 0.7% Scotland, 0.6% Netherlands, 0.5% Chile, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Tanzania, 0.3% Hungary, 0.3% Uruguay, 0.2% Lebanon, 0.2% Austria, 0.2% Wales.

92.9% of people living in Colo Vale speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.8% Italian, 0.5% French, 0.4% German, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Hungarian, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Dutch.

The religious makeup of Colo Vale is 30.1% Anglican, 24.1% Catholic, 19.2% No religion, 5.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.8% Uniting Church, 4.2% Christian, nfd, 3.1% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.8% Baptist, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.0% Other Christian.

53.9% of people are married, 28.9% have never married and 9.1% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 56 widowed people living in Colo Vale.

55.6% of the people living in Colo Vale over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.0% are working on a part time basis. Colo Vale has an unemployment rate of 3.5%.

The main occupations of people living in Colo Vale are 19.3% Technicians & trades workers, 16.2% Professionals, 12.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.8% Managers, 11.8% Labourers, 11.1% Community & personal service workers, 8.3% Sales workers, 8.0% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Colo Vale work in are 12.6% Health care and social assistance, 11.2% Retail trade, 11.0% Manufacturing, 8.2% Construction, 8.0% Education and training, 7.4% Accommodation and food services, 6.3% Transport, postal and warehousing, 5.4% Public administration and safety, 5.0% Professional, scientific and technical services.

33.0% of homes are fully owned, and 45.4% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 19.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $576 per week and the median household income is $1331 per week.

The median rent in Colo Vale is $285 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1780 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Colo Vale postcode 2575

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