Telegraph Point Demographics (NSW) Local Stats

Telegraph Point (2441) is a suburb of North Coast, Mid North Coast, New South Wales. It is about 320 kms from NSW's capital city of Sydney. Telegraph Point is in the federal electorate of Lyne.

In the 2011 Census the population of Telegraph Point is 619 and is comprised of 48.3% females and 51.7% males.

The median/average age of the Telegraph Point population is 46 years of age, 9 years above the Australian average.

83.5% of people living in Telegraph Point were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were England 3.2%, New Zealand 2.4%, Fiji 0.6%, Germany 0.5%, Denmark 0.5%.

94% of people speak English as their first language 0.5% Lao, 0.5% German, 0.5% Fijian Hindustani, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Danish.

The religious make up of Telegraph Point is 30.2% Anglican, 26.3% Catholic, 20.7% No Religion, 4% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.6% Uniting Church.

51.7% of people are married, 29.3% have never married and 11.8% are divorced and 3.7% are separated. There are 18 widowed people living in Telegraph Point.

55.1% of the people living in Telegraph Point are employed full time, 33.7% are working on a part time basis. Telegraph Point has an unemployment rate of 7.3%.

The main occupations of people from Telegraph Point are Professionals 18.6%, Technicians and Trades Workers 16.4%, Community and Personal Service Workers 12.9%, Sales Workers 12.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 11.4%, Managers 10.7%, Labourers 8.6%, Machinery Operators And Drivers 7.5%.

The median individual income is $449.00 per week and the median household income is $1068.00 per week.

37.2% of homes are fully owned, and 45.1% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 13.5% of homes are rented.

The median rent in Telegraph Point is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1560 per month.

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