Coolamon Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Coolamon (2701) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Murray & Riverina, New South Wales. It is about 383 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Coolamon is in the federal electorate of Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Coolamon was 2,129 and is comprised of approximately 52.7% females and 47.3% males.

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

91.2% of people living in the suburb of Coolamon were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.1% England, 0.5% New Zealand, 0.4% Isle of Man, 0.4% Canada, 0.3% Pakistan, 0.3% Netherlands, 0.2% Scotland, 0.2% Germany, 0.1% Malaysia, 0.1% United States of America, 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% Chile, 0.1% Papua New Guinea.

94.9% of people living in Coolamon speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.5% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% Other, 0.3% Urdu, 0.3% Dutch, 0.1% Cantonese, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Arabic.

The religious makeup of Coolamon is 36.3% Catholic, 25.0% Anglican, 11.9% No religion, 10.0% Uniting Church, 7.4% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.5% Christian, nfd, 0.9% Lutheran, 0.6% Baptist, 0.5% Islam.

57.0% of people are married, 25.3% have never married and 6.5% are divorced and 3.0% are separated. There are 136 widowed people living in Coolamon.

62.3% of the people living in Coolamon over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 28.3% are working on a part time basis. Coolamon has an unemployment rate of 3.7%.

The main occupations of people living in Coolamon are 18.8% Managers, 15.8% Professionals, 14.3% Technicians & trades workers, 12.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.4% Community & personal service workers, 11.1% Labourers, 8.3% Machinery operators & drivers, 7.5% Sales workers, 0.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Coolamon work in are 13.1% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 12.0% Health care and social assistance, 11.1% Education and training, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.1% Public administration and safety, 8.3% Manufacturing, 6.0% Construction, 5.1% Wholesale trade, 5.1% Accommodation and food services.

38.9% of homes are fully owned, and 39.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 17.6% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $508 per week and the median household income is $1009 per week.

The median rent in Coolamon is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1400 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Coolamon postcode 2701

  • Qpzm LocalStats New South Wales Suburb of the Day: Turvey Park 2650 -> Regional NSW -> New South Wales