Nambucca Heads Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Nambucca Heads (2448) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 396 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Nambucca Heads is in the federal electorate of Cowper.

In the 2011 census the population of Nambucca Heads was 6,222 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Nambucca Heads is 53 years of age.

83.3% of people living in the suburb of Nambucca Heads were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.7% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.7% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% Germany, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Thailand, 0.2% Poland, 0.1% China , 0.1% Finland, 0.1% Canada, 0.1% Fiji, 0.1% Hong Kong .

93.3% of people living in Nambucca Heads speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.3% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.4% Other, 0.2% Dutch, 0.2% German, 0.2% French, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.1% Australian Indigenous Languages , 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Other .

The religious makeup of Nambucca Heads is 27.6% Anglican, 21.9% Catholic, 19.4% No religion, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 5.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 5.4% Uniting Church, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.4% Baptist, 1.1% Pentecostal, 1.0% Other religious affiliation .

42.3% of people are married, 27.2% have never married and 14.8% are divorced and 4.2% are separated. There are 606 widowed people living in Nambucca Heads.

43.3% of the people living in Nambucca Heads over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 37.4% are working on a part time basis. Nambucca Heads has an unemployment rate of 13.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Nambucca Heads are 15.5% Technicians & trades workers, 14.9% Professionals, 14.2% Community & personal service workers, 13.3% Labourers, 12.9% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Sales workers, 10.2% Managers, 6.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Nambucca Heads work in are 14.5% Retail trade, 14.3% Health care and social assistance, 12.4% Accommodation and food services, 10.3% Education and training, 8.2% Construction, 6.4% Manufacturing, 4.4% Public administration and safety, 4.4% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.0% Transport, postal and warehousing.

42.6% of homes are fully owned, and 16.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 35.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $371 per week and the median household income is $626 per week.

The median rent in Nambucca Heads is $183 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Nambucca Heads postcode 2448

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