Narara Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Narara (2250) is a suburb of Central Coast, Central Coast, New South Wales. It is about 54 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Narara is in the federal electorates of Dobell, Robertson.

In the 2011 census the population of Narara was 7,767 and is comprised of approximately 51.2% females and 48.8% males.

The median/average age of the population of Narara is 37 years of age.

80.5% of people living in the suburb of Narara were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 5.1% England, 1.9% New Zealand, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Philippines, 0.5% China , 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% Netherlands, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Germany, 0.4% United States of America, 0.3% India, 0.3% Korea, Republic of , 0.2% Fiji, 0.2% Canada.

90.9% of people living in Narara speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.1% Other, 0.6% Spanish, 0.4% Cantonese, 0.4% Mandarin, 0.3% German, 0.3% Korean, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.2% Russian.

The religious makeup of Narara is 25.7% Anglican, 23.5% Catholic, 20.5% No religion, 6.8% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.9% Uniting Church, 3.5% Presbyterian and Reformed, 3.5% Christian, nfd, 3.0% Baptist, 1.5% Pentecostal, 0.8% Buddhism.

50.2% of people are married, 32.6% have never married and 9.7% are divorced and 3.6% are separated. There are 247 widowed people living in Narara.

55.7% of the people living in Narara over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 31.9% are working on a part time basis. Narara has an unemployment rate of 6.0%.

The main occupations of people living in Narara are 19.5% Professionals, 16.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 15.2% Technicians & trades workers, 11.5% Sales workers, 11.2% Community & personal service workers, 9.8% Labourers, 9.1% Managers, 5.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Narara work in are 15.8% Health care and social assistance, 12.8% Retail trade, 9.2% Manufacturing, 7.2% Construction, 6.6% Public administration and safety, 6.5% Education and training, 6.2% Accommodation and food services, 5.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.6% Transport, postal and warehousing.

31.1% of homes are fully owned, and 48.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 18.5% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $558 per week and the median household income is $1294 per week.

The median rent in Narara is $290 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1794 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Narara postcode 2250

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