Jerrara Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Jerrara (2533) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 96 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Jerrara is in the federal electorate of Gilmore.

In the 2011 census the population of Jerrara was 284 and is comprised of approximately 50.0% females and 50.0% males.

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

81.6% of people living in the suburb of Jerrara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.2% England, 2.1% Germany, 1.4% New Zealand.

86.3% of people living in Jerrara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 8.4% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Filipino , 1.1% Italian, 1.1% German, 1.1% Greek, 1.1% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Jerrara is 26.7% Catholic, 23.9% Anglican, 15.8% No religion, 14.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.4% Uniting Church, 6.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.1% Pentecostal.

67.1% of people are married, 20.3% have never married and 3.8% are divorced and 2.5% are separated. There are 15 widowed people living in Jerrara.

56.6% of the people living in Jerrara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 36.8% are working on a part time basis. Jerrara has an unemployment rate of 2.2%.

The main occupations of people living in Jerrara are 26.5% Professionals, 22.8% Managers, 13.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Labourers, 8.8% Community & personal service workers, 4.4% Sales workers, 2.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Jerrara work in are 16.4% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.7% Education and training, 11.9% Construction, 10.4% Accommodation and food services, 9.0% Rental, hiring and real estate services, 7.5% Retail trade, 7.5% Health care and social assistance, 6.7% Public administration and safety, 6.7% Administrative and support services.

57.6% of homes are fully owned, and 25.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $700 per week and the median household income is $1781 per week.

The median rent in Jerrara is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1083 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Jerrara postcode 2533

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