Upper Kangaroo River Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Upper Kangaroo River (2577) is a suburb of South Coast, Southern Highlands, New South Wales. It is about 107 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Upper Kangaroo River is in the federal electorates of Gilmore, Throsby.

In the 2006 Census the population of Upper Kangaroo River is 301 and is comprised of 49.3% males and 50.7% females.

The median/average age of the Upper Kangaroo River population is 45 years of age, 8 years above the Australian average.

The country of birth of people living in Upper Kangaroo River is 80% Australia, 5.3% England, 2.3% New Zealand, 1.3% Scotland, 1.3% Netherlands, 1% India.

95% of people speak English as their first language, 1.3% speak German.

The religious make up of Upper Kangaroo River is 32.3% No Religion, 32% Anglican, 9.3% Catholic, 4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Uniting Church.

56.9% of people are married, 29.6% have never married and 11.5% are separated or divorced. There are 6 widowed people living in Upper Kangaroo River.

52.1% of the people living in Upper Kangaroo River are employed full time, while 36.8% are employed on a part time basis. Upper Kangaroo River has a below average unemployment rate of 4.9% and 83 people are not part of the labour force.

The average individual income is $475.00 per week and the average household income is $1047.00 per week.

The average rent in Upper Kangaroo River is $180 per week and the average mortgage repayment is $1667 per month. 53% are fully owned, and 27.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 15.7% of homes are rented.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Upper Kangaroo River postcode 2577

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