Gerroa Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Gerroa (2534) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 107 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Gerroa is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of Gerroa was 757 and is comprised of approximately 49.0% females and 51.0% males.

The median/average age of the population of Gerroa is 49 years of age.

82.8% of people living in the suburb of Gerroa were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 2.2% Italy, 0.9% United States of America, 0.8% Malta, 0.7% Wales, 0.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.7% Czech Republic, 0.7% Germany, 0.7% Greece, 0.5% India, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% New Zealand.

92.2% of people living in Gerroa speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.0% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.2% Italian, 0.8% Greek, 0.8% German, 0.8% Macedonian, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Filipino , 0.4% Maltese.

The religious makeup of Gerroa is 27.9% Catholic, 22.0% Anglican, 20.5% No religion, 14.6% Uniting Church, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 2.0% Eastern Orthodox, 1.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.2% Other religious affiliation , 1.1% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Baptist.

59.3% of people are married, 23.1% have never married and 8.9% are divorced and 1.7% are separated. There are 44 widowed people living in Gerroa.

47.6% of the people living in Gerroa over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 41.1% are working on a part time basis. Gerroa has an unemployment rate of 2.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Gerroa are 32.6% Professionals, 19.3% Managers, 11.8% Technicians & trades workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.1% Clerical & administrative workers, 8.2% Labourers, 6.0% Sales workers, 0.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Gerroa work in are 15.2% Education and training, 12.5% Health care and social assistance, 9.4% Retail trade, 9.4% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Public administration and safety, 7.6% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Construction, 5.5% Manufacturing, 5.5% Wholesale trade.

50.9% of homes are fully owned, and 22.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 22.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $589 per week and the median household income is $1125 per week.

The median rent in Gerroa is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1213 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Gerroa postcode 2534

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