Coffs Harbour Demographics (NSW) Local Stats
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 people in 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.
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