Coffs Harbour Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Coffs Harbour (2450) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 438 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Coffs Harbour is in the federal electorate of Cowper.

In the 2011 census the population of Coffs Harbour was 24,581 and is comprised of approximately 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

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

80.7% of people living in the suburb of Coffs Harbour were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 3.3% England, 1.5% New Zealand, 0.6% India, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Burma , 0.4% Netherlands, 0.4% China , 0.3% Italy, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Sudan, 0.3% Philippines, 0.3% South Africa, 0.2% Ireland.

88.3% of people living in Coffs Harbour speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.4% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Punjabi, 0.4% German, 0.3% French, 0.3% Mandarin, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Coffs Harbour is 23.4% Catholic, 23.2% Anglican, 21.4% No religion, 8.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.5% Uniting Church, 2.6% Christian, nfd, 2.4% Pentecostal, 2.0% Baptist, 1.1% Other religious affiliation .

42.4% of people are married, 33.4% have never married and 12.2% are divorced and 4.0% are separated. There are 1630 widowed people living in Coffs Harbour.

51.3% of the people living in Coffs Harbour over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 33.8% are working on a part time basis. Coffs Harbour has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Coffs Harbour are 17.4% Professionals, 14.6% Clerical & administrative workers, 13.8% Technicians & trades workers, 12.6% Sales workers, 12.2% Managers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 11.0% Labourers, 4.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coffs Harbour work in are 16.1% Health care and social assistance, 15.3% Retail trade, 11.3% Accommodation and food services, 8.2% Construction, 7.3% Education and training, 6.3% Public administration and safety, 4.8% Professional, scientific and technical services, 4.5% Other services, 4.5% Manufacturing.

32.2% of homes are fully owned, and 23.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 40.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $462 per week and the median household income is $847 per week.

The median rent in Coffs Harbour is $250 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coffs Harbour postcode 2450

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