Tarrawanna Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Tarrawanna (2518) is a suburb of South Coast, Wollongong & Illawarra, New South Wales. It is about 64 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Tarrawanna is in the federal electorate of Cunningham.

In the 2011 census the population of Tarrawanna was 1,996 and is comprised of approximately 51.9% females and 48.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Tarrawanna is 42 years of age.

74.4% of people living in the suburb of Tarrawanna were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.0% England, 3.2% Italy, 1.5% Netherlands, 1.1% Scotland, 1.0% Chile, 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia , 0.8% New Zealand, 0.8% United States of America, 0.7% Afghanistan, 0.6% South Eastern Europe, nfd, 0.6% Croatia, 0.5% Wales, 0.5% Germany, 0.5% Turkey.

77.3% of people living in Tarrawanna speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 5.7% Italian, 3.6% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.3% Macedonian, 2.0% Spanish, 1.5% Serbian, 0.9% Dutch, 0.8% Persian, 0.8% Other, 0.7% Vietnamese.

The religious makeup of Tarrawanna is 31.8% Catholic, 19.0% Anglican, 15.9% No religion, 6.6% Eastern Orthodox, 6.4% Uniting Church, 5.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 1.9% Pentecostal, 1.5% Islam, 1.3% Salvation Army.

53.8% of people are married, 28.4% have never married and 7.1% are divorced and 2.3% are separated. There are 135 widowed people living in Tarrawanna.

54.4% of the people living in Tarrawanna over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.7% are working on a part time basis. Tarrawanna has an unemployment rate of 5.6%.

The main occupations of people living in Tarrawanna are 19.4% Professionals, 16.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 16.1% Technicians & trades workers, 10.7% Managers, 10.5% Sales workers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 9.2% Labourers, 7.2% Machinery operators & drivers.

The main industries people from Tarrawanna work in are 12.5% Health care and social assistance, 11.9% Education and training, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.5% Accommodation and food services, 7.8% Manufacturing, 7.4% Public administration and safety, 7.2% Construction, 7.0% Professional, scientific and technical services, 6.1% Transport, postal and warehousing.

43.1% of homes are fully owned, and 25.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 25.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $417 per week and the median household income is $1002 per week.

The median rent in Tarrawanna is $202 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1733 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Tarrawanna postcode 2518

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