Cobar Demographics (NSW) Local Stats
In the 2011 Census the population of Cobar is 3,817 and is comprised of 48.8% females and 51.2% males.
The median/average age of the Cobar population is 35 years of age, 2 years below the Australian average.
83% of people living in Cobar were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were New Zealand 1.9%, England 0.8%, Philippines 0.5%, Peru 0.4%, Fiji 0.4%.
88.4% of people speak English as their first language 0.4% Spanish, 0.3% Tagalog, 0.3% Portuguese, 0.3% Hindi, 0.2% Shona.
The religious make up of Cobar is 36.6% Catholic, 21.8% Anglican, 14.1% No Religion, 7.6% Uniting Church, 2.5% Presbyterian and Reformed.
45.5% of people are married, 35.7% have never married and 9.2% are divorced and 3.5% are separated. There are 179 widowed people living in Cobar.
67% of the people living in Cobar are employed full time, 20.9% are working on a part time basis. Cobar has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.
The main occupations of people from Cobar are Machinery Operators And Drivers 21.9%, Technicians and Trades Workers 21.1%, Professionals 11.2%, Labourers 10.7%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 9.2%, Community and Personal Service Workers 8.9%, Managers 8.4%, Sales Workers 6.8%.
The median individual income is $660.00 per week and the median household income is $1422.00 per week.
28.8% of homes are fully owned, and 25.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 43.3% of homes are rented.
The median rent in Cobar is $150 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1322 per month.
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