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 is 24,581 and is comprised of 52.1% females and 47.9% males.

The median/average age of the Coffs Harbour population is 42 years of age, 5 years above the Australian average.

80.7% of people living in Coffs Harbour were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.4%, New Zealand 1.5%, India 0.6%, Germany 0.5%, Scotland 0.4%.

88.3% of people speak English as their first language 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Punjabi, 0.4% German, 0.4% Dinka, 0.3% French.

The religious make up of Coffs Harbour is 23.4% Catholic, 23.2% Anglican, 21.4% No Religion, 4.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 4.5% Uniting Church.

42.4% of people are married, 33.4% have never married and 12.2% are divorced and 3.9% are separated. There are 1630 widowed people living in Coffs Harbour.

51.3% of the people living in Coffs Harbour are employed full time, 33.7% are working on a part time basis. Coffs Harbour has an unemployment rate of 9.1%.

The main occupations of people from Coffs Harbour are Professionals 17.4%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 13.8%, Sales Workers 12.6%, Managers 12.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12%, Labourers 10.9%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 4.9%.

The median individual income is $462.00 per week and the median household income is $847.00 per week.

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

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