Surf Beach Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Surf Beach (2536) is a suburb of South Coast, South Coast, New South Wales. It is about 229 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Surf Beach is in the federal electorate of Eden-Monaro.

In the 2011 census the population of Surf Beach was 2,043 and is comprised of approximately 52.5% females and 47.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Surf Beach is 49 years of age.

72.6% of people living in the suburb of Surf Beach were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 4.8% England, 1.2% New Zealand, 0.8% Italy, 0.7% Netherlands, 0.6% Germany, 0.5% Finland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Scotland, 0.4% Hungary, 0.4% Croatia, 0.2% Spain, 0.2% United States of America, 0.2% Slovenia, 0.2% Greece.

82.1% of people living in Surf Beach speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 13.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.8% Other, 0.6% Italian, 0.4% Greek, 0.4% Dutch, 0.3% Vietnamese, 0.3% German, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Spanish.

The religious makeup of Surf Beach is 25.0% Anglican, 23.4% Catholic, 17.3% No religion, 17.2% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.7% Uniting Church, 2.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Eastern Orthodox, 1.2% Baptist, 1.0% Lutheran.

51.9% of people are married, 25.3% have never married and 10.7% are divorced and 3.2% are separated. There are 150 widowed people living in Surf Beach.

44.6% of the people living in Surf Beach over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 39.7% are working on a part time basis. Surf Beach has an unemployment rate of 9.3%.

The main occupations of people living in Surf Beach are 16.0% Professionals, 15.3% Sales workers, 14.7% Technicians & trades workers, 12.7% Clerical & administrative workers, 12.0% Community & personal service workers, 11.7% Managers, 10.2% Labourers, 6.9% Machinery operators & drivers, 0.5% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Surf Beach work in are 19.3% Retail trade, 13.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.0% Accommodation and food services, 8.5% Education and training, 8.0% Construction, 6.5% Other services, 4.6% Manufacturing, 4.5% Administrative and support services, 3.7% Public administration and safety.

43.6% of homes are fully owned, and 22.3% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.7% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $436 per week and the median household income is $745 per week.

The median rent in Surf Beach is $240 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1300 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Surf Beach postcode 2536

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