Murwillumbah Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Murwillumbah (2484) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 650 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Murwillumbah is in the federal electorate of Richmond.

In the 2011 census the population of Murwillumbah was 6,342 and is comprised of approximately 53.3% females and 46.7% males.

The median/average age of the people in Murwillumbah is 43 years of age.

83.9% of people living in the suburb of Murwillumbah were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.8% New Zealand, 0.9% India, 0.5% Scotland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.3% Germany, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern America, nfd, 0.2% Italy, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Canada, 0.1% Papua New Guinea.

92.4% of people living in Murwillumbah speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Punjabi, 0.6% Other, 0.4% German, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Dutch, 0.3% Italian, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Murwillumbah is 25.5% Catholic, 21.7% No religion, 21.1% Anglican, 8.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.7% Uniting Church, 2.8% Christian, nfd, 1.9% Hinduism, 1.8% Seventh-day Adventist, 1.6% Other Religious Groups.

43.6% of people are married, 30.2% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 544 widowed people living in Murwillumbah.

49.9% of the people living in Murwillumbah over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.6% are working on a part time basis. Murwillumbah has an unemployment rate of 8.8%.

The main occupations of people living in Murwillumbah are 16.5% Professionals, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 13.6% Labourers, 12.3% Sales workers, 12.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.9% Community & personal service workers, 9.3% Managers, 7.5% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Murwillumbah work in are 15.5% Health care and social assistance, 13.7% Retail trade, 8.2% Education and training, 8.1% Accommodation and food services, 8.0% Construction, 7.9% Public administration and safety, 6.1% Manufacturing, 5.1% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

35.9% of homes are fully owned, and 29.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $419 per week and the median household income is $770 per week.

The median rent in Murwillumbah is $235 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1709 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Murwillumbah postcode 2484

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