Goolgowi Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Goolgowi (2652) is a suburb of Regional NSW, Far South West, New South Wales. It is about 507 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Goolgowi is in the federal electorate of Riverina.

In the 2011 census the population of Goolgowi was 286 and is comprised of approximately 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the population of Goolgowi is 38 years of age.

88.6% of people living in the suburb of Goolgowi were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 8.0% New Zealand, 1.0% Italy.

94.8% of people living in Goolgowi speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 3.1% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.0% Italian, 1.0% Other.

The religious makeup of Goolgowi is 21.6% Anglican, 21.6% Catholic, 21.3% No religion, 13.2% Uniting Church, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.1% Latter-day Saints, 1.4% Other religious affiliation , 1.0% Baptist, 1.0% Other Protestant.

45.2% of people are married, 37.4% have never married and 4.1% are divorced and 5.5% are separated. There are 17 widowed people living in Goolgowi.

63.5% of the people living in Goolgowi over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 18.9% are working on a part time basis. Goolgowi has an unemployment rate of 8.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Goolgowi are 27.2% Machinery operators & drivers, 20.6% Managers, 11.8% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.0% Community & personal service workers, 10.3% Labourers, 8.8% Technicians & trades workers, 4.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated, 3.7% Professionals, 2.2% Sales workers.

The main industries people from Goolgowi work in are 23.2% Public administration and safety, 21.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 10.9% Transport, postal and warehousing, 8.7% Accommodation and food services, 6.5% Manufacturing, 6.5% Construction, 6.5% Health care and social assistance, 4.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 2.9% Financial and insurance services.

30.2% of homes are fully owned, and 32.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 34.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $595 per week and the median household income is $1050 per week.

The median rent in Goolgowi is $140 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1200 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Goolgowi postcode 2652

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