Tumut Demographics (NSW) Local Stats
In the 2011 census the population of Tumut was 6,238 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.
The median/average age of the people in Tumut is 39 years of age.
86.0% of people living in the suburb of Tumut were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 1.5% England, 1.4% South Africa, 1.3% New Zealand, 0.5% Germany, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% India, 0.3% Scotland, 0.2% Netherlands, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Finland, 0.1% Brazil, 0.1% Poland, 0.1% China , 0.1% Fiji.
92.2% of people living in Tumut speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 1.3% Other, 0.3% Filipino , 0.3% Cantonese, 0.2% German, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.2% Greek, 0.1% Other, 0.1% Arabic.
The religious makeup of Tumut is 36.1% Anglican, 32.2% Catholic, 11.0% No religion, 6.7% Religious affiliation not stated, 4.0% Uniting Church, 3.6% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.2% Baptist, 0.6% Lutheran, 0.6% Other religious affiliation .
46.2% of people are married, 32.9% have never married and 8.7% are divorced and 3.3% are separated. There are 445 widowed people living in Tumut.
59.0% of the people living in Tumut over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 29.3% are working on a part time basis. Tumut has an unemployment rate of 6.1%.
The main occupations of people living in Tumut are 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.0% Labourers, 13.6% Professionals, 11.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 10.3% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Clerical & administrative workers, 9.6% Sales workers, 9.3% Managers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.
The main industries people from Tumut work in are 18.7% Manufacturing, 12.2% Retail trade, 11.4% Health care and social assistance, 8.7% Construction, 8.5% Accommodation and food services, 6.4% Education and training, 6.0% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 5.0% Public administration and safety, 3.2% Transport, postal and warehousing.
35.0% of homes are fully owned, and 29.5% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 31.6% of homes are rented.
The median individual income is $466 per week and the median household income is $918 per week.
The median rent in Tumut is $180 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1408 per month.
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